XM Magdalena 3D print, GGeorgy (3D)
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12-02-2005, 03:15 PM
Ok I have asked this in the prman open forums and I got no answer, but I am hopefull asking here simply because of the simple fact; I get answers
So on to the question I have attached a sample scene file.
Basically I have 3 lights, and I attach em to light adaptors that are activated based on the displayname.
Now from what I gather display name can be the primary OR secondary (Aovs).
So I go about making a simple aov and call em the respective names
But unfortunately when one renders only the red seems to work and all the other colors do not.
thanks in advance

12-02-2005, 06:10 PM
AOVs are rendered within the same pass, so adaptors can't switch between lights in the same pass. You can only switch the lights in different passes. You could try attaching a reference mapgen, set a context (ex: blue), and change the light adaptor's controller to context. Or you could create your own spotlight template that took the AOV variables into account.


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