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export UV mapping
show user profile  casperpei
Hi
I have made a model in max which i export in .OBJ format and can load into a program i made in openGL. Now, i want also the indirect light from max in my openGL program so my plan is to do a "render to texture" in max with this illumination. But how do i get some UV coordinates from max i can use as lookup in opengl for this texture? I know that in the OBJ file there is some uvw coordinates but how can i get them to relate to the rendered texture? Or is there some other easier way to get some some lookup coordinates exported for such a texture? I have looked into the uvw unwrap modifier but im still lost.
Regards

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11/28/2011 6:08:16 PM (last edit: 11/28/2011 6:08:16 PM)
show user profile  beezy
can't you export the .MTL file with the .OBJ, then open .MTL with notepad for the numbers?

Also, have you considered baking the textures?



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11/28/2011 7:53:39 PM (last edit: 11/28/2011 7:53:39 PM)
show user profile  casperpei
If i render the texture is the coordinates coresponding to the rendered images in the .mtl file?
Yeah, have considered baking it, but the texture/lighting changes throughout the day/animation so that wouldnt be an option?
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11/28/2011 8:37:55 PM (last edit: 11/28/2011 8:37:55 PM)
show user profile  beezy
Yes, open it in notepad, it looks like this...

# 3ds Max Wavefront OBJ Exporter v0.97b - (c)2007 guruware
# File Created: 28.11.2011 13:54:19

newmtl wire_057008136
Ns 32
d 1
Tr 0
Tf 1 1 1
illum 2
Ka 0.2235 0.0314 0.5333
Kd 0.2235 0.0314 0.5333
Ks 0.3500 0.3500 0.3500


You can bake animated textures in Maya, not sure about Max. There's probably another solution for you...



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11/28/2011 11:04:09 PM (last edit: 11/28/2011 11:04:38 PM)
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