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  09 September 2012
Hi Grave,

thanks for the script, we know it, but it can not do what we need.

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  09 September 2012
Maybe you should describe what you are trying to do as there are other options and ways to submit files for network rendering. Making threats to someone like Kelly isn't going to change anything.

-Eric
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  09 September 2012
hi pixel monkey,

the problem is the XML-File, this have wrong values.

- what we do this: we send many jobs to the backburner per Max-Script, with timerange, framerange etc..
- not all values a correct written in XML-File to render the job.
- if i go the Monitor and click on framerange, if start the render job.

Wish Guys test the Software?

mfg
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  09 September 2012
This is a known issue and is being worked on, I have been reviewing it the past couple of days and working directly with the BB team on fixing it. It *might* make it into the 3ds Max 2013 Product Update 06 coming soon, but most likely PU07. This is being addressed.

We have really been aggressive on stability and fixing defects this year and releasing PUs. We will be releasing our 6th one since May soon, we have been putting a big focus on stability.

Have you by chance logged this issue? I did a quick search for your name and don't see one. If so please let me know what email address you used. I will be sure your report and description is covered in the master defect.

In the future any issues you have you can log them here:

http://www.autodesk.com/3dsmax-bugreport
http://www.autodesk.com/3dsmaxdesign-bugreport
http://www.autodesk.com/3dsmax-sug
http://www.autodesk.com/3dsmaxdesign-sug
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  09 September 2012
Then you try using 3dsmaxcmd to submit. It seems to work fine and can do some things that the netrender interface can't like submit a single frame as just that. Use something like:
theName = if maxfilename != "" then (
	getFilenameFile maxfilename
) else (
	"Untitled-01"
)
thefile = ((GetDir #temp) + "\\"+theName+".max")
saveMaxFile theFile useNewFile:false
gammaC = if IDisplayGamma.colorCorrectionMode == #gamma then (
	"1"
) else (
	"0"
)
gammaIn = fileInGamma as string
gammaOut = fileOutGamma as string
sPath = (getDir #maxroot)
sWait = " -waitRender:600"
theMngr = "localhost"
sParam = "-submit:"+theMngr+" -gammaCorrection:"+gammaC+" -gammaValueIn:"+gammaIn+" -gammaValueOut:"+gammaOut+" "+sWait+" -suspended 1 -sf -platform:64 -jobName:\""+theName+"\""+" \""+thefile+"\""
HiddenDosCommand ("3dsmaxcmd.exe "+sParam) startpath:sPath
deleteFile thefile
-Eric
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  09 September 2012
Hi Eric,


i will test it. thanks.

mfg
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  09 September 2012
Originally Posted by thorsten hartmann: Hi Grave,

thanks for the script, we know it, but it can not do what we need.

chers
thorsten
what exactly do you need that it can not do?

PS. 3dsmaxcmd has issues too...
 
  09 September 2012
Originally Posted by KellyM: This is a known issue and is being worked on, I have been reviewing it the past couple of days and working directly with the BB team on fixing it. It *might* make it into the 3ds Max 2013 Product Update 06 coming soon, but most likely PU07. This is being addressed.

We have really been aggressive on stability and fixing defects this year and releasing PUs. We will be releasing our 6th one since May soon, we have been putting a big focus on stability.

Have you by chance logged this issue? I did a quick search for your name and don't see one. If so please let me know what email address you used. I will be sure your report and description is covered in the master defect.

In the future any issues you have you can log them here:

http://www.autodesk.com/3dsmax-bugreport
http://www.autodesk.com/3dsmaxdesign-bugreport
http://www.autodesk.com/3dsmax-sug
http://www.autodesk.com/3dsmaxdesign-sug


I tend to criticise autodesk and 3dsmax quite often but I have to say that the stability and bug fixing in max2013 is quite impressive, congrats for that one.
 
  09 September 2012
Originally Posted by Gravey: what exactly do you need that it can not do?

PS. 3dsmaxcmd has issues too...
Oh, trust me I know, but it is the lesser of 2 evils, IMHO. Also, there are various ways to attempt to work around the issues with 3dsmaxcmd. It does have some problems pulling values directly from the file. You will see that I am having to set the Gamma values, which should be read from the file. For whatever reason it isn't properly being read, but can easily be set to work. I have asked Kelly to look at that to verify it isn't just something on my end of things.

Each of the tools has it own advantages/disadvantages, so each user will have to pick the solution that works best for them. I am providing another option since he said your script and the current netrender interface isn't an option.

-Eric
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  09 September 2012
Hidden Objects evaluation problem fixed!

Thanks Autodesk, it was the only issue that kept me from using 2013 for animation
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  09 September 2012
Originally Posted by jeb: Hidden Objects evaluation problem fixed!

Thanks Autodesk, it was the only issue that kept me from using 2013 for animation

Me too. Still, I'll be using 2010 for the time being - trapped on some projects and change software midway is always a dangerous thing.

I like that the bugs are being worked out. Keep it up, lots are still lurking around!
 
  10 October 2012
is this fixed for real?

Originally Posted by jeb: Hidden Objects evaluation problem fixed!

Thanks Autodesk, it was the only issue that kept me from using 2013 for animation


are we sure this problem is fixed? I was working on a scene yesterday with a character with a few modifiers and hiding the character did nothing to speed up the scene, but switching off the modifiers before hiding it made a huge impact on speed....are we sure this is fixed?
 
  10 October 2012
This was tweeted by Neil Hazzard on 9/20

Quote: clarification about hidden object evaluation fixin #3dsmax stops hidden mods from being eval'd, improves perf @3dsJamiesJewels can help more

@HazardousRender
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  10 October 2012
Originally Posted by metamesh: are we sure this problem is fixed? I was working on a scene yesterday with a character with a few modifiers and hiding the character did nothing to speed up the scene, but switching off the modifiers before hiding it made a huge impact on speed....are we sure this is fixed?


Well it does work for me, i tested it a lot before it was fixed and now i can say i dont have any of the evaluation problems.
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  10 October 2012

Why does Autodesk post this public forms every time and didn't add a note for subscription users to use the report form in the subscription center?
 
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