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  1. HEengineering

    Renderworks - is it worth the effort

    Not intended to be smart. More curious as to how others approach. Looks great either way!
  2. HEengineering

    Renderworks - is it worth the effort

    if no post production why in the PSD file format?
  3. HEengineering

    Rendering using photoshop

    a bit off topic, but Id like to see an example of what is being discussed. Sounds interesting(the rendering part)! We usually render in VW, but also use PS supplementally. I always find it interesting to see the wide array of approaches.
  4. HEengineering

    Camera Match Rendering showing black outline

    Awesome. We will give that a shot. Not sure how it became active, maybe a mis key, or its possible user error. Ill give this a go. This board is such an amazing tool. I have never seen support like this anywhere else. Im not surprised to see it related to the none class. We usually try not to put objects on this class but early on it can be a bit sloppy. Would have taken me years to find that.
  5. HEengineering

    Camera Match Rendering showing black outline

    sure can Matt., see attached. I haven't been able to replicate it. I tried reproducing the parts to no avail. Tried multiple difference rendering settings with no luck either. We've done many others with success, this particular one was a real challenge. Please note the cabinet has some extracted faces to accept a transparency texture for the graphics. Im sure there is room for improvement here. Also Im aware that the photos are less than Ideal, and in some instances we don't have really good perspective lines either. Im at the mercy of schedules and this is what I have been provided and have to work with. I guess I just want to know what's causing it so if It comes up again we know what to look for. Im starting to wonder if the camera match aspect in this particular file didn't get corrupt or confused. Open GL seems to lessen it, but were trying to render them all with the same level of consistency if possible. Appreciate you looking into it for us! 18-209-144 Third Pole Sim.vwx
  6. HEengineering

    Black line appearing in final render in viewport

    Im having this exact same issue. Specifically only happens in custom render style not open GL. I do not have any site modifiers tho?
  7. Im using VW 2017 with camera match and Im not sure I noticed this in prior renderings but were in the midst of doing 100s of these and this something that keeps showing up. Any thoughts? Outline in the render style is turned off. This is rendered with High anti alias and high in the curved geometry as well. DPI is over 300. What am I missing here? @Matt Panzer
  8. HEengineering

    Imac Pro Vs upgraded/loaded 27" Imac

    How many cores can rendering use? Im talking Imac pro vs Imac
  9. We are testing a new imac pro, and while it seems to perform excellent Im wondering if a standard 27" with top of the line graphics and processor wouldnt be a better bang for the buck. We are looking at adding 2 more machines regardless and at the IMac pro price point it begs the question. I also recall many saying VW can take advantage of the multi core in the macs? We are moving into more renders, and i some instances more DTM's. Maybe after more time with the Imac Pro I will see the up side? I just want to get some outside opionions on others maybe more familiar with the hardware side of things. If we can run a standard Imac fully spec'd I see no reason to go crazy spending on Imac Pros, as much as Id love to have em! FYI I mac pro is the 27" stock option. Thinking @zoomer and @jimwilson can shed some light maybe? Any others feel free to chime in.
  10. HEengineering

    VW default content not being found?

    any ideas? These are default libraries, which have never been altered? Hmm. A drag and drop works, but a double click doesnt. Must be as designed.
  11. HEengineering

    How to : Create a Workgroup Folder

    We keep our work group library on the server. Even if Im already in to the sever and the work group path is set thru VW prefrences, I still have to physically navigate to that folder on the server every morning or VW will not see it?? I can hit refresh, but that will not work if I don't navigate to the folder thru the finder window first. Silly but is really annoying. Why am I setting a path if VW needs a little push to find it every morning.ūü§® I also echo Jeremy's comments above regarding folder structure. I have the same gripe, Why must I click into 3 subfolders before I can get to what I want. These little things add up and cause frustration at times.
  12. HEengineering

    Workgroup Library VS Favorite In Resource Browser?

    You're right on that account as well. I'm fumbling thru this a bit, but none the less mission accomplishedūüĎć
  13. HEengineering

    Workgroup Library VS Favorite In Resource Browser?

    I got It. Sorry Pat. Now I see what you were saying. The path for that file thru the attributes not only has to maintain the file naming convention but the path as well. A little counterintuitive until I read it thru a few more times. Thanks for the help guys!
  14. HEengineering

    Workgroup Library VS Favorite In Resource Browser?

    I actually took the file and put it in the users default, and then named accordingly. It now shows up in user under the attributes panel, but Im looking for it to show under workgroup. What I was missing was that the file name has to be xxxx_Default Line Types. The alais Idea sounds ideal, great suggestion. Now last step is getting under workgroups in attributes pallet. I already have it in the Resource Library as u can see above.
  15. HEengineering

    Workgroup Library VS Favorite In Resource Browser?

    Looking at Zoomer's post got me half way. I now have them showing up in the workgroup thru the resource browser. However I dont see these same files when I access say line styles? This must mean I need to place these folders in another location?


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