[Sidefx-houdini-list] auto gen shadows

Sean Lewkiw seanl at rainmaker.com
Fri Feb 15 06:34:53 EST 2008


Would still like to see a "lazy shadow" option though.

Sean



Ivan DeWolf wrote:
> scratch that- user error. Turning off the toggle in the ROP DOES prevent it from
> re-rendering shadow maps.
> Unless you are a ninnie and overwrite your IFDs...
>
>
>
> Quoting Ivan DeWolf <ivan at martian-labs.com>:
>
>   
>> as always, there is an auto generate shadow maps toggle on lightsources, but
>> there is also an auto generate shadow maps on mMantra ROPs now.
>>
>> However, it seems that this toggle doesn't do anything- it is ignored and
>> the
>> lightsources toggle is the only one that does anything.
>>
>> Is there a way to have 2 ROPS, one that will render the shadow maps and one
>> that
>> will not? without putting in a script to push the toggle on the
>> lightsources,
>> or use takes? 
>>
>>
>>
>> -Ivan
>>
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> -Ivan
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