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Fixture geometry is missing but outputs light

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I exported as MVR from Vectorworks and imported into Vision but the geometry of all the fixtures is missing but they still output light. Restarting Vision doesn't fix the issue.


Any ideas?



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  • Vectorworks, Inc Employee

FYI, if you have a LOT of fixtures, sometimes turning Render Fixtures to Off instead of Black can help performance (it reduces vert / poly count in the scene essentially by "skipping" fixture geometry).


Also, if you have the time to render a movie out with pre-recorded DMX, setting Render Fixtures to On can give a much more realistic look (one where one fixture can hit another fixture with light and that fixture will reflect like properly instead of just rendering black).


Food for thought! Glad you found the setting you needed to adjust 😉 

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