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region rendering in vray
show user profile  joelr
its driving me a bit crazy...
is there a way, while rendering a region in vray, to see the region that your are defining in the viewport? in scanline rendering it does show the region in viewport, but for some reason, in vray it doesn't show the area and i have to do a guessing game.


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4/5/2016 2:21:39 PM (last edit: 4/5/2016 2:21:39 PM)
show user profile  Jock
I think i must be misunderstanding the question.

If you dont define it in the viewport how are you actually doing it? I define it in the viewport then hit render.

Just to be a bit clearer in case this does help, but i select regio in the actual render setup, and as long as your viewpor is in 'safe frame' the box you move in the viewport is exactly what you will render.
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4/5/2016 4:37:12 PM (last edit: 4/5/2016 4:43:15 PM)
show user profile  joelr
i make my region in the vray frame buffer as you can see. but it does not show in the viewport, and i cant seem to define a region in the viewport that will render in the VFB.
the safe frame is ticked.

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4/5/2016 5:17:57 PM (last edit: 4/5/2016 5:17:57 PM)
show user profile  Bolteon
Use light cache to preview.

-Marko Mandaric

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4/5/2016 5:54:00 PM (last edit: 4/5/2016 5:54:00 PM)
show user profile  joelr
how does light cache help this situation?

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4/5/2016 9:41:59 PM (last edit: 4/5/2016 9:41:59 PM)
show user profile  9krausec
It gives you a preview as to what you are drawing your region around. Also IPR (VrayRT) and Progressive rendering will do this.

From my experience, you aren't going to be able to see a preview of your region on the viewport.

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4/5/2016 9:44:33 PM (last edit: 4/5/2016 9:44:33 PM)
show user profile  Bolteon
Conversely, you could also use the included Max based "Region" render.

Switch (in the Common tab) from "View" to "Region" and you'll be presented a window to specify in view-port.

-Marko Mandaric

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4/5/2016 10:04:06 PM (last edit: 4/5/2016 10:04:06 PM)
show user profile  Jock
Yeah thats how i do it. In the render settings, not the vray frame buffer. You then specify the area in the viewport itself.

I didnt appreciate you could do it the other way.
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4/5/2016 10:42:54 PM (last edit: 4/5/2016 10:42:54 PM)
show user profile  joelr
uh ok i got it:
you need to start with the max render frame, then start the region which shows you the same region in the viewport.
then you press render and it opens the VFB. you can continue defining the frame in the viewport and it will render this region the the VFB.
you have to keep the region render in the VFB turned off- using it will not show in the viewport (really dont understand why chaos hasent fixed that small thing yet).

thanks guys for helping me find the solution- i was wasting time on this and it drove me a bit crazy.


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4/6/2016 3:32:17 PM (last edit: 4/6/2016 3:39:32 PM)
show user profile  Bolteon
(really dont understand why chaos hasent fixed that small thing yet).

Because there's nothing to fix... if you need to render a particular area in the view-port, you region render.

-Marko Mandaric

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4/6/2016 3:49:19 PM (last edit: 4/6/2016 3:49:19 PM)
show user profile  joelr
Bolt- what I mean is that there is a region selection in the VFB- why not make it visible in the viewport? It will be more useful like that

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4/6/2016 10:52:27 PM (last edit: 4/6/2016 10:52:27 PM)
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