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Convert legacy materials tool
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Is this tool working?I just tried it on several legacy libraries with no success. The rare occasion when I think it did work, it looks like it skips bump maps. Also get this error every time…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roy Hirshkowitz Jan 12, 2015.

Missing component starting nXt Image Editor
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I'm getting this error. Re-installing didn't fix it.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Lockwood Apr 11, 2013.

Help with alpha composite
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I'm working on a project where I am rending a shade structure that I want to composite onto a site photo. I've set a ground plane and tagged it as alpha channel, but what I get isn't how I think it…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Lockwood Jun 4, 2011.

Texture Sets
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I know we can now select a set of images to make a texture set. It works great with products like Arroway and others. It usually will recognize the bump and specular maps and give you adjustments…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roy Hirshkowitz Jun 4, 2011.

 

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Kevin Lockwood replied to mike makki's discussion images from 2017 by mike makki (enjoy)
"Its amazing what nXt can do!"
Apr 12
Kevin Lockwood replied to J. Brown's discussion New Rendering Work Station
"I had 10 installed for about 30 minutes before I noticed that a couple of my programs weren't loading. Then got a pop-up telling me why.  Reverted back to 8.1 and have been happy ever since."
Apr 4
Kevin Lockwood replied to J. Brown's discussion New Rendering Work Station
"If you have software that you may or may not "own", 10 will not let it run.  if it cannot authenticate it, its dead. "
Apr 3
Kevin Lockwood replied to Justin hindmand's discussion how to map complex roof...
"Another method that I use is Quick Mapping. Found on the Materials tab.  Only requires a single material, making it easier to try or edit multiple materials. If your roof planes are individual faces, run the tool, click lower left, upper left…"
Feb 2
Kevin Lockwood replied to akinlolu olugboji's discussion Why the difference in Image Equality
"I'm thinking the image editor shot is more grey. Not as bright. Of course, there's a slider to fix that.. They should be identical, especially if you need to make tonal changes. odd oh and hey, I have the white car, can you move,…"
Jan 23
Kevin Lockwood replied to Daniel Hargreaves's discussion coMotion 2.0 014
"I was running Acad 2015"
Jan 12
Kevin Lockwood replied to Daniel Hargreaves's discussion coMotion 2.0 014
"I see how to get it to "play" the animation, but don't have controls to record/save the animation."
Jan 11
Kevin Lockwood replied to Daniel Hargreaves's discussion coMotion 2.0 014
"I realized after writing this post, that something was running in the background. I had it set for pngs, but nothing was in the destination folder. Whatever it was, took a while to do nothing. :) Off to run a much smaller test..."
Jan 11
Kevin Lockwood replied to Daniel Hargreaves's discussion coMotion 2.0 014
"Daniel, Testing coMotion out. Nice. I got a quality animation, right out of the box! Nice work!Question: Back in AR3 (and maybe 4) we used to be able to output a wire frame or hidden version.  Maybe a preview?  Can we still do this? I see…"
Jan 10
Kevin Lockwood replied to geoff herguth's discussion object selection
"Render Region in the walkabout window. It dosen't work the same as it did back in the AR3 days. Used to be, if you needed to  fix something after a render, you could and just redo a portion and overlay it in photoshop. With the way…"
May 24, 2016
Kevin Lockwood replied to mike makki's discussion nxt website is buzzing.....:)
"Don't mind at all, but I must confess, A lot of it is Photoshop. The texture is Concrete 035 from Arroway. "
Mar 1, 2016
Kevin Lockwood replied to mike makki's discussion nxt website is buzzing.....:)
"thanks mike Not abandoning, just changing directions. I always felt that modeling and rendering were only parts of the equation. Thanks about the water too. I wasn't going for "clean" by any means. I tried all my waters, nothing felt…"
Mar 1, 2016
Kevin Lockwood replied to mike makki's discussion nxt website is buzzing.....:)
"My work dried up. Last job I rendered was a year ago. I don't even draft any more. Instead of building homes, I build websites. Now I just play."
Feb 29, 2016
Kevin Lockwood replied to Éric Bérubé's discussion Thumbnails in Windows 10
"I upgraded.... for an hour. Then 1/2 of my software stopped working. If it couldn't confirm that I owned the programs, it stopped them from running. Also, I think I was the only one who actually liked the start screen.  Windows 8.1 runs my…"
Sep 30, 2015
Kevin Lockwood replied to Éric Bérubé's discussion Thumbnails in Windows 10
" I think I had the same issue when in went to windows 8. I think I remember a post with a dll update tool that Al loaded. A quick search found my post and a (broken) link back to the update.  It did mention Sage Thumbs. A windows utility…"
Sep 29, 2015
Kevin Lockwood replied to Andrew Moiseev's discussion Panoramas
"Since we left "Smooth move" in the dust, there aren't many options any more.  There are several online host for the panoramas. http://www.clevr.com/  http://www.dermandar.com/ https://www.360cities.net/ are 3 that…"
Aug 23, 2015

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At 7:27pm on July 17, 2014, akinlolu olugboji said…
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Aguinaldo Marinho replied to Peter Milner's discussion Animation
"Hello... The previous NXT version was looking for people I can no longer fetch these files. It also viewed thumbnails. Not now. It is difficult to choose the materials. No longer shows the thumbnail photos. Does anyone know how to solve…"
19 hours ago
Andrew Uno replied to Andrew Uno's discussion Help: Need to increase the DPI of nXtRenderings
"I've been doing that I was hoping for the capability to create a rendering with a 300 DPI base. Oh well, thanks for confirming information."
yesterday
Rich Hart replied to Andrew Uno's discussion Help: Need to increase the DPI of nXtRenderings
"The trick to just change the DPI in PhotoShop is to uncheck Resample Image.  Then the number of pixels in the image remains the same. This is explained here: https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/using/image-size-resolution.html"
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Rich Hart replied to Andrew Uno's discussion Help: Need to increase the DPI of nXtRenderings
"Right. You can use a program like PhotoShop to specify that the DPI is 300. That doesn't change the number of pixels in the image, but simply changes the size that it prints to. You would want to use the same program that your art department…"
yesterday
Andrew Uno replied to Andrew Uno's discussion Help: Need to increase the DPI of nXtRenderings
"I may have found the disconnect, are you saying that I have to take that image then go into lets say photoshop and image size it down to an 8.5"x11" 300 dpi, in post to generate the 300 dpi image? The art department and I had words about…"
yesterday
Andrew Uno replied to Andrew Uno's discussion Help: Need to increase the DPI of nXtRenderings
"Thanks Rich, sorry for the misinformation we do have a paid license for accurrender it was the farm software we have on trial. I have had those settings set as such, when I use properties on the saved image file is when it reports the information as…"
yesterday
akinlolu olugboji replied to akinlolu olugboji's discussion Unable to Load Nxt file
"OK"
yesterday
Rich Hart replied to Andrew Uno's discussion Help: Need to increase the DPI of nXtRenderings
"During the first 30 days of the trial period, you can render to any pixel size that you want. So, by setting the paper size to 8.5 x 11.00, you will get a rendering of 2550 x 3300 pixels at 300 DPI, as shown below: After the 30 day trial period,…"
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