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Renderplus is running all of the AccuRender platforms now. McNeel still has Flamingo which is the Rhino plugin. Shouldn't be much confusion anymore. These guys are very customer oriented so they should be able to help. If you don't get a satisfactory answer let me know-- I'll talk to them.
I can't really do anything about the ADT/ACA approach to materials. It's Autodesk that makes this difficult, not me.
The bottom of this page explains how to assign nXt materials to ACA (ADT) components. If it's still not working create a forum post and we'll deal with it. Lots of people have made this method work successfully.
I know this is hard to believe, but Accustudio is over 20 years old. It has been quiet for a couple of years now at the site. I'm looking to hand it off to the next generation. Is there anyone interested in working on the site and eventually taking over the ownership of it?See More
"Currently only one texture per component and one bump map. There is a blended material which allows more complex permutations-- most people do texture blending in photoshop.
Solid textures refer to the granite/marble/wood procedural…"
"Yes, it will be different. Typing arstudio should be roughly the same operation as "running a quick test render"-- it may be a little slower, and the first time you type it, it will certainly be slower (it was before). …"
"Okay. Another question on textures:
In nXt you can layer different textures and bump maps to create a more complex material. For example, the Oak veneer material (image attached) uses two bump maps: one for the grain and one for the flecks.
"It's more that, when putting a render together, I work on the model, run a quick test render, go back to the model to adjust/add things, run a quick test render etc etc.
Having to close studio down and then re-open it every time I want to…"
"For AutoCAD I don't think you need to manipulate this-- leaving it alone should work. It's there for other applications (Rhino, Sketchup, etc.) which permit multiple sets of texture coordinates on the same mesh-- native AutoCAD…"
"There's an autocad command for tagging objects as lights-- it's called something like arstudiolight-- I'll check.
You can start an out-of-process final rendering and close ArStudio down and continue to work without shutting the…"