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ernia
07-05-2006, 03:12 PM
Hi,
What does the evaluate bump option do in the baker function?

The manual is a bit fuzzy here:
"When active, this option takes into consideration (for effects created by normals) changes made to the orientation of normals caused by the relief channel."

What does "takes into consideration" actually do?

Is the "relief channel" the displacement channel or the bump channel?

How does it effect the baked texture when I use the bump channel in the baking of a new texture?

thanks,
ernia

ernia
07-05-2006, 04:50 PM
Ok.

After tallking to Maxon, apparently this option is used only when making normal maps.

The bump channel info will be transfered to the normal map, so in addition to displacement the bump will also be seen in the normal map. I hope I understood this correctly. If not please correct me.

ernia

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