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Dipesh (India)
01-07-2003, 03:12 PM
The new max5 Standard Skylight System simulates the effect of scene illuminated by daylight. However it doesn’t work with Shiny Object it turn the shiny object into matte surface also there is no control on the shadow it cast.
So do u know how to preserve shinness of the model using skylight system.

Mauritius
01-07-2003, 09:52 PM
Come on. Think a bit before you post.
What is a highlight? A mirror-like reflection of a lightsource.
A skylight casts light from everywhere. It can not generate a highlight thus. Add a standard lightsource that only affects the specular component of a material and you will get a highlight.

.mm

Dipesh (India)
01-08-2003, 01:38 AM
oh thanks expert u r right it can render shiny surface...

visualboo
01-08-2003, 01:55 AM
It's posts with thread titles like this that give max a bad rap ;)

Dipesh (India)
01-08-2003, 03:21 PM
i don't have any such intention to spoil the reputation of max..
infact i love max..
the heading was to attract users to reply the post..
i think i was wrong
sorry to max & to u as well.

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