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Selectively turn lighting beams on/off per viewport

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Greetings,

 

I'm using focus points and the draw beam features in spotlight and am currently working on getting all of my viewports plated into sheet layers for publishing.

 

I'm running into a bit of a snag where I have some viewports where I would like to see the lighting beams and others where I would like them to be off. How can i achieve this since this is a feature of the lighting fixture itself and not a class?

 

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

 

 

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In Spotlight Preferences you can set the class of the beams and then use class settings of the viewports to turn them on and off. You just have to have them turned on in the design layer so they can be drawn in in the viewport.

The classes default to the same class as the lighting device so you must create a special class for them in order to have more direct control.

 

 

 

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