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Scatter causes object to lose mapping? - help
show user profile  Dr. Jim
Max 9.

I have a character skinned and rigged, textured,....etc..etc.

It renders great (Vray).

As soon as I use scatter to distribute this character on a shape,....everything works great! BUT the character renders black?

Any thoughts here?
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3/26/2009 7:11:20 AM (last edit: 3/26/2009 7:11:20 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
Have you tried adding the material to the scatter object again afterwards then rendering?

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3/26/2009 7:13:54 AM (last edit: 3/26/2009 7:13:54 AM)
show user profile  Dr. Jim
yes I have.
I've tried it with instancing vs reference......etc.
Ive tried it with scanline renderer vs Vray.....etc.

I need to do some more experimenting,......but damn,.....this shouldnt happen.

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3/26/2009 7:16:42 AM (last edit: 3/26/2009 7:16:42 AM)
show user profile  Dr. Jim

So I got that kind of working,...only NOW for some reason the material on the character gets mapped to the distribution shape! And there is no way to turn it off?
In fact,...the outline shape I used for distribution is now part of the render! And it cant be affected without affecting the instanced characters as well.

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3/26/2009 8:11:36 AM (last edit: 3/26/2009 8:11:36 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
You can hide the distribution object in the options down the modify panel, called 'hide distribution object' or something equally logical. Or is that not what you mean?

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3/26/2009 8:16:11 AM (last edit: 3/26/2009 8:16:11 AM)
show user profile  Dr. Jim
ehh.....up too long.

thx grote!

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3/26/2009 9:41:29 AM (last edit: 3/26/2009 9:41:29 AM)
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