View Full Version : Object buffer from hidden object?

11 November 2005, 07:50 PM
Can you render an object buffer from hidden object?

I have an object that exists only to create a matte shape but when I turn the render dot off or turn "seen by camera" off in the compositing tag it doesn't show up in the object buffer.

Anyone know a way around this?

11 November 2005, 10:56 PM
perhaps you'll need to use visibility in the display tag to hid the object instead, I'm not sure that will work either though.

if all else fails, turn off all lighting, texutres and any other unnneded effects,a dn do a render with its visibility on, so that you get its buffer. by turning it off it shoudl render in no time at all.

11 November 2005, 12:47 AM
I'll have to try it with the display tag. didn't think of that. I usually end up setting up a separate render like you suggested but I just wanted to try to streamline things for once.

thanks for the sugggestions.

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