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Back at work full time now-- working on the Plant Editor.  In particular, trying to make the Complex plant type a little more intelligible.  Should have something in a couple of weeks.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rey F. Rosario Berrios Aug 27, 2013.

Nxt Studio
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Build 008 --More complete material-based lighting.  Objects can become emitters using material properties.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alfons Akamp Nov 3.

nXt Studio (Build 007)

Fixes a few material related problems + some others.  Build 006 is about to expire.  Working on material-based light sources.  A partial implementation is available-- but currently all material…Continue

Started Jan 29, 2013

New Build (318)
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Adds support for *.skp files to the Texture Mesh Object.  Performance is a little slow for large files.  Let me know if it works.See …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich Rosemann Jan 22, 2013.

 

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Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"If they're behind a diffuser-- yep-- modeling the diffuser as a light source will get you most of the way there.  The type of lighting that a lot of folks are using, though, is these exposed 3M lighting strips.  They resemble…"
14 hours ago
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"It works pretty well for this-- where the surfaces are diffuse.  Peter's got a more reflective surface which probably would show reflections of the individual light sources in the roll.  It's an interesting problem (and an actual…"
14 hours ago
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"Yep-- these sometimes do exhibit discreet reflections.  Does the hybrid engine do any better with these? "
14 hours ago
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"You might try modeling them with a hidden, rectangular, area light. Many of these LED strip lights are encased in a plastic diffusing tube for this very reason. Make sure the light is facing the right direction."
15 hours ago
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Invisible light source
"Yes-- this is a known issue.  Avoid invisible light sources."
16 hours ago
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion More Renderfarm glitches
"Yes-- 318 does not handle transparent or reflective decals correctly.  Remember, a problem was discovered in the writing of the farm data from the main product to the farm.  Later builds (345?) corrected this problem."
Friday
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion More Renderfarm glitches
"Appears to work well in the hybrid engine as well-- although that will require 348 due to the bug we discovered yesterday."
Friday
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion More Renderfarm glitches
"This is what I'm getting-- path tracer on the farm: Values are consistent with the interactive version on my main box.  If you're getting something different let me know-- we may need to make sure all of your software is up to date.…"
Friday
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion More Renderfarm glitches
"I'll check the suspend feature-- I haven't really changed anything here.  If you want to get back to baseline you can stop all of the farms using task manager.  Delete the files which reside in the root farm folder (not the…"
Friday
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion More Renderfarm glitches
"Interesting-- haven't changed anything in the path tracer code-- so that's likely been there for a while. I'll take a look-- a small example, as always, will help. I don't think Suspend ever worked once the node latched…"
Friday
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Render Farm transparent decals
"Here's your cylindrical test you sent me earlier run on the farm-- I renamed the other map so it matched the decal name in the drawing.  This drawing is unaltered except for resolution-- no exploded blocks, etc..  Not sure what's…"
Thursday
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Render Farm transparent decals
"Actually, all I need is the holesl1000.jpg"
Thursday
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Render Farm TV screen
"So I think this one's handled now-- this is a farm generated image which seems to correlate well with the one on my main box.  I used the Channel controls to boost the screen x 20.  Otherwise these are your settings. I need to verify…"
Thursday
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Render Farm transparent decals
"Can you send this one, or a simplified version, with the decal?  The last test case I had ran fine but I didn't have your exact map."
Thursday
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Render Farm TV screen
"Bug does not require a decal, BTW.  (I have a decent idea what this is.) "
Nov 19
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Render Farm TV screen
"There's still definitely a bug in the Hybrid engine here.  When I displace the frame and the glass sheet laterally I get this: The light source glow behind the glass is not correct-- in fact it's not glowing at all, just receiving…"
Nov 19

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At 3:12am on April 4, 2014, hoai hai bui said…

Hi Roy

I want to ask the following issues:
when I put the image in bitmap format bump material is skewed image after rendering. Guide me how to fix it.

Thank you very much!!!

At 11:12am on June 24, 2012, Aguinaldo Marinho said…

In AR3 was how to render fonts in Windows ... You typed the letters of any Windows font, and apply the material and everything went right .... I could not do the same NXT .... Create letters I had to manually ... how to render the letters typed by AUTOCAD??

At 9:06pm on June 23, 2012, alberto reyes said…

not not at all. yes the fore ground is what i was worry about i pasted from a image weak and i think it lost a detail i do that i gona change it. and reposted again later and thanks that is what i want a honest true thank again i upload after i refinish 

thank roy

At 5:30pm on June 22, 2012, alberto reyes said…

roy i really apreciate your comment about my latest work thanks, is part of a proyect for arquitectural contest in dominican republic  let me know about the images.

ar.

At 5:42am on March 29, 2012, D' Oliveira said…

ONDE VC FAZ OS DESENHOS? QUAL O PROGRAMA?

At 1:27pm on March 28, 2012, D' Oliveira said…

Oi, pode me tirar um duvida?

Qual é o renderizador q vc usa ora fazer as imagem, tu cria no auto cad, e faz as rederizações qual programa? obrigado

At 6:49am on February 24, 2012, Mattos said…

Bom dia Roy! Estou com dificuldades ao ADD plantas e e arvores, em alguns arquivos  eles ficam gigantes, e em alguns ficam normal, onde,quando ou como corrijo essa questão de escala das plantas, seria antes de iniciar o NXT, ou na hora de criar o projeto em DWG,

Agradeço  muito se puder me auxiliar, pois estou sempre  exportando os arquivos  DWG para ambientes onde as plantas estão na escala, com isso o arquivo fica muito grande mesmo depois de purgar!!

Att: MATTOS

At 6:32pm on February 22, 2012, barak zippor said…

oof ...  i think i got it right. just typed the wrong characters. why are those key so long ?

At 6:00pm on February 22, 2012, barak zippor said…

hi roy. been a user and a fan for almost 20 years. just bought the nxt upgrade. got a e-licence number and a cd-key . tried to type them into the "paste product key" window (what is the product key ? i got a cd-key ... are they the same ?). keep getting the same window with no result.

At 4:20am on July 16, 2011, kk said…
Hi...I would like to know this license is for single user or multiple user? Normally how you control the license? For example, now i install this plug in software into computer A, suddently i change my mind , i install again this software into computer B, is there any problem occur? Do you have any extra charges for the upgrade version?
 
 
 

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Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"If they're behind a diffuser-- yep-- modeling the diffuser as a light source will get you most of the way there.  The type of lighting that a lot of folks are using, though, is these exposed 3M lighting strips.  They resemble…"
14 hours ago
Jan Verzelen replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"okay, but why should one try to draw each separate light source? As you mentioned before, most of the time these are behind a diffuse cover. "
14 hours ago
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"It works pretty well for this-- where the surfaces are diffuse.  Peter's got a more reflective surface which probably would show reflections of the individual light sources in the roll.  It's an interesting problem (and an actual…"
14 hours ago
Jan Verzelen replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"this s what i get when trying to simulate led strips. i used rectangular hidden and visible area lights with the path tracer."
14 hours ago
Peter Milner replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"I'll give it a whirl tomorrow."
14 hours ago
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"Yep-- these sometimes do exhibit discreet reflections.  Does the hybrid engine do any better with these? "
14 hours ago
Peter Milner replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"Most hidden LED strip light is now sold from a roll by the metre. This is the sort of stuff we use. I've tried using a rectangular area light, but that gives me an unrealistic rectangular reflection. I may have to resort to Photoshop to fake…"
15 hours ago
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"You might try modeling them with a hidden, rectangular, area light. Many of these LED strip lights are encased in a plastic diffusing tube for this very reason. Make sure the light is facing the right direction."
15 hours ago

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