[Sidefx-houdini-list] mapping environmental maps

zoran arizanovic zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com
Tue Dec 18 08:48:02 EST 2007


that is more than enough
thanks peter:)
z

On Dec 18, 2007 1:47 PM, Peter Robbinson <probbins at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> Do a search for "isixpack" that is a command line tool for preparing
> images for and environment.
>
> With either the Area light or Environment lights you can use
> "Environment" in the Area Shape settings of the Area Light Options folder.
> Check the help card for either light for an explanation.
>
> As far as I know, you can't preview the env sphere with your map, unless
> you copy the asset to your own directory and crack it open.
> If you just want to see a wireframe representation of the size and
> position of the sphere then just select the node and you should see the
> wireframe in the viewport. Area Size controls the size of the sphere.
>
>
> regards, Peter
>
>
> zoran arizanovic wrote:
> > Hi
> > How can I preview or prepare hdr or env.maps for use in area light so
> that I
> > get full env.sphere coverage without blank-black spots?
> > Is it possible to see preview of env.sphere in the scene?
> > thanks
> > z
> >
> >
>
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