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area or line lights in OpenGL not working


Although under "help" in VW it says line or area lights should work in OpenGL  in practise it doesn't. Anyone got this working. Would love to know.

Tx Francois

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Can you confirm for me which version of Vectorworks you are using? As far as I know, all recent versions of the software should require a Renderworks mode for these light sources. The help also specifies this:


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Hello frv:


Area and line lights only render in Renderworks render modes, not in OpenGL.


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