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Rendering explodes!
show user profile  Jenildsan
Hey everybody!

First of all im quite the rookie at all this 3D stuff, however im currently making a animation in 3DSmax about 1700 frames, 1 frame takes about 1 min.

However at frame 1430 something changes! The rendering time explodes!

If i open the perspective viewport and set the settings at realistic, which normally shows shadows etc, then at the frame 1430 where the rendering time is longed, the shadows disappear, so im thinking the two things are linked? But what couldn i be, and how do i undo it?

Thx for taking your time to help :)


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1/22/2012 1:53:07 PM (last edit: 1/22/2012 1:53:07 PM)
show user profile  jareu
don't use render presets. Learn what the settings are for and set them according to your project's needs.

:)



He who says it cannot be done is interrupting the man doing it.

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1/22/2012 2:03:43 PM (last edit: 1/22/2012 2:03:43 PM)
show user profile  Garp
It's possible that you accidentally keyframed something, e.g. autokey was on and you changed some setting in a light at frame 1430.
Look for a value that shouldn't be animated but has red brackets around it.




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1/22/2012 2:22:10 PM (last edit: 1/22/2012 2:22:10 PM)
show user profile  ScotlandDave
^ that`s what i was thinking..



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1/22/2012 3:03:55 PM (last edit: 1/22/2012 3:03:55 PM)
show user profile  Dave
"don't use render presets. Learn what the settings are for and set them according to your project's needs."

I don't see where he said he was using a render preset? *insert confused smiley face*

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1/22/2012 3:32:00 PM (last edit: 1/22/2012 3:32:00 PM)
show user profile  Jenildsan
You were right! it was just a bit tricky, i had been doing a lot of motions and grouping, and i some how had grouped lightning or whatever with a revit component, and then added a scale which started at 1430..Deleting the scale and PRESTO :) any thx for the tip !
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1/22/2012 3:36:41 PM (last edit: 1/22/2012 3:36:41 PM)
show user profile  Garp
Yeah!
1 point.




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1/22/2012 3:44:04 PM (last edit: 1/22/2012 3:44:04 PM)
show user profile  jareu
"If i open the perspective viewport and set the settings at realistic"

Sorry, I read this wrong. I thought he meant he set the settings to a preset called 'realistic' and wondered why the rendering took longer :)

its very late here...



He who says it cannot be done is interrupting the man doing it.

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1/22/2012 5:00:38 PM (last edit: 1/22/2012 5:00:38 PM)
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