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how to assign lights to cast on specific objects only
show user profile  chretzli
Hi,
I got two objects and two lights in my scene. I'd like to have each light1 cast on object1 and light2 on object2 only. It would be great if someone could tell me how I can do that easily!
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8/7/2009 1:59:08 PM (last edit: 8/7/2009 1:59:08 PM)
show user profile  s_purs
press F1 or google it and it is very easy to find, for reference next time.

click the light, click exclude and its there
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8/7/2009 2:02:05 PM (last edit: 8/7/2009 2:02:05 PM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
hit 'exclude' in the modifier panel when the light is selected, then change the option 'include' and add the desired objects to the list on the right (just selecting the objects in the list isnt enough, they must appear on the right)




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8/7/2009 2:02:15 PM (last edit: 8/7/2009 2:02:15 PM)
show user profile  thunderdudesurya
chose the light properties and then you will see an option "exclude" choose your object,that must do it ,that's all i know.


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8/7/2009 2:04:33 PM (last edit: 8/7/2009 2:04:33 PM)
show user profile  s_purs
everybody seems to want to help on this, 3 people saying exactly the same thing lol
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8/7/2009 2:16:55 PM (last edit: 8/7/2009 2:16:55 PM)
show user profile  chretzli
Thanks a lot for help anyways, I must have besome too used to that button without ever trying it, but now it's working excellent, good one!
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8/7/2009 2:41:41 PM (last edit: 8/7/2009 2:42:46 PM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
at least my reply was 10seconds after the first one, not 2 minutes ;)




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8/7/2009 2:55:00 PM (last edit: 8/7/2009 2:55:00 PM)
show user profile  s_purs
i read that as minutes at first, and thought you were 10mins behind and thunder was ages behind! thought it was weird lol



yeah its an essential button chretzli, you can have upwards of 100 lights in a scene, each just lighting one object a tiny amount. without it lighting would be near impossible!- well to be able to have the control that you do with it

also pressing 'F1' in max will answer 90% of your questions, its an EXTREMELY helpful help file!
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8/7/2009 3:14:26 PM (last edit: 8/7/2009 3:14:26 PM)
show user profile  thunderdudesurya
LOL :-) the thunder was late at it yet again..


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8/8/2009 1:34:32 AM (last edit: 8/8/2009 1:34:32 AM)
show user profile  s_purs
always beaten by a flash lol
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8/8/2009 4:29:57 AM (last edit: 8/8/2009 4:29:57 AM)
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