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Velvet Material

Hi, I am wondering if anyone has suggestions to how to create a decent velvet material (its for curtains).

Started by Brittany Watson

0 Nov 5, 2020

materials will not preview in windows 8

I am working with AutoCad architecture.  I downloaded the latest materials library and am able to select materials in nxt and put them in m…

Started by Bridget Gaddis

14 Apr 3, 2015
Reply by Kevin Lockwood

Material Editor

Why does the Stand Alone Material Editor change the scale of mapped materials by the difference between metric and standard (25.4)? The uni…

Started by Garret Diduck

8 Mar 21, 2013
Reply by Garret Diduck

Channel Glass material

Has anyone had any success modeling cast channel glass material? I am working on a project where the architect wants that Steven Holl aesth…

Started by Scott Hand

1 Feb 22, 2013
Reply by George Ioannidis

AutoCAD hatch patterns as procedural materials

(Long time away.) On a project that showcased at least a dozen different brick patterns that needed to be closely controlled for color, the…

Started by Bill Gilliss

5 Nov 21, 2012
Reply by akinlolu olugboji

searching for translucent material settings

Hi, Can anybody help me in finding the settings for a glasslike material, used as balustrade or balcony fence. Actually it is twoo sheets o…

Started by Guido Duba

16 Feb 1, 2012
Reply by Mario Schipflinger

material - file size problem

Hi, sometimes we experience, that material size increase significantly (up to 10 MB), even if we don't use embedded textures. It happens wi…

Started by OndraZ

5 Feb 15, 2011
Reply by Rh-arch

Material Editor Question

I have been trying to figure out why only a few materials (in fact only my user material file) show up when I bring in an old or new AR3 pr…

Started by Dean Caminiti

6 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by Roy Hirshkowitz

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Brittany Watson replied to Brittany Watson's discussion Groundcover Issues
"Hi Ben, You were absolutely right! I took over a computer that was previously used for rendering by someone else. The Accurender Plant Editor was on the desktop and used as the primary plant editor, so I assumed it was the only one. Thank you so…"
May 18
Ben Mixson replied to Brittany Watson's discussion Groundcover Issues
"Hi Brittany, I have two different plant editors. The Accurender plant editor that installed with Accurender Studio and the NXT plant editor that installed with NXT for Autocad. Only the NXT for Autocad version lets you open, modify, and save…"
May 14
Brittany Watson posted a discussion

Groundcover Issues

Hello,I am hoping to get some clarity on how to modify and add groundcover. I have searched everywhere on the forum and online to find how to save a plant as .ArGroundcover, but I cannot find anything. I am using AccuRender Plant Editor and once I finish editing the plant that I want to use as a groundcover, I click "save plant as", but all it allows me to save as is .ArTree. I have a deadline to get this render finished, but I cannot for the life of me figure this out. See More
May 14
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Thanks, I'll check on the first two.  The third is normal behavior-- data conversion stops when the arstudio data is detected.  There is a command to remove the arstudio data which would allow you to start from scratch-- probably not…"
Apr 19
Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Two things don't seem to translate from nXt: Procedural bump and orientation of texture in a material.   Also, if a decal is changed using nXt, Studio continues to display the original decal. Editing the decal in the Studio material pallet…"
Apr 19
Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"That sorted it - using the Studio camera and then selecting "Get AutoCAD view"."
Apr 19
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Interesting.  ArStudio has its own WalkAbout-like feture, it's the little camera button.  If you do it while the preview is running you should see the view changes automatically in the rendering."
Apr 19
Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"I'm having trouble getting the desired view in Studio. I've tried setting the view in nXt walkabout and then using that to set the AutoCAD view. However, when I render from Studio, it gives me something different (see images below)."
Apr 19

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