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ghostlake114
11-26-2005, 02:44 PM
I got this error when rendering scene using ctrl_shading and Maya automatically quit
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d152/ghostlake114/error.jpg
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I am using Maya 7.0 with MR 3.4
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I have install it sucessfully with AE_template, icon, mi and dll also rayc ...
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I wonder If anyone got this error the same me

floze
11-26-2005, 02:53 PM
Pipe your ctrl_shading through a passthrough shader, e.g. connect the compound output of the ctrl_shading to the outColor of a maya surfaceShader. Assign this surfaceShader to your objects, be sure the ctrl_shading is not connected to the SG's mr material slot.

Maya does not like the struct output of ctrl_shading (the different output 'slots') and quits silently.

ghostlake114
11-26-2005, 03:47 PM
@floze: Thanks alot for quick reply, It work now
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This is for s.o that still not use it :)
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d152/ghostlake114/ctr_nw.jpg
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I got somes question:
1. So, what ctr_shading do? Because It need a shader to plug to, so It seem a utility more than a shader..this is my test , the ctrl_shading is applied to the sphere
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ctrl_shading with lambert
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d152/ghostlake114/ctr_shadig_lambert.jpg
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ctrl_shading with phong
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d152/ghostlake114/ctr_shadig_phong.jpg
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and as floze said, I use a surface shader
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d152/ghostlake114/ctr_shadig.jpg
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I really do not understand what ctrl_shading can do? What is it strong point? When and why we use it....:)
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Hope s.o could help me :)

LehaS
11-26-2005, 04:11 PM
Search for a thread called "Blurred Reflections"
All answers are there ;)

ghostlake114
11-26-2005, 06:15 PM
Yeap, I have read it all...but all I gather is ctrl_shading is great for glossy effect... but seem no other info... Could anyone send me a sample file use ctrl_shading so I can figure it out... :applause: :applause:

LehaS
11-28-2005, 07:32 AM
Im posting the basic setup with mix8layer+ctrl_shading...

....take latests versions of them here http://www.yashu.go.ro/..

...thanx yashu for that database ;)

ghostlake114
11-28-2005, 02:13 PM
ummnn... can understand it a little now... I am making some test :)

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