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  02 February 2013
Help about Bercon Maps

greetings programs,

I've been poking about with Bercon Maps and I'm afraid I've found a huge bug. I've emailed Jerry, but from all indications, he is no longer active.

The bug exists in Bercon Gradient. Whenever I try to enter in the position of a key on the gradient interface using the spinner, 3ds Max crashes to desktop. I'm currently using 3ds Max 2012-64bit on Windows 7-64bit.

I do not have access to the SDK, and even if I did, I would have no idea what I am doing. Therefor, I humbly ask someone in the community for help on this?

It is worth noting, too, that I have downloaded the most recent version of BerconMaps (v3.03) but the rollout says v3.01 - is v3.01 for 2012 functionally the same as v3.03 for 2013?
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  02 February 2013
Bercon gradient has always been buggy for me. I found that if I disconnected the gradient node from whatever it's connected to, I can edit without a crash, then plug it back in. Can you confirm this does not work for you?
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  02 February 2013
I'm afraid 3ds Max crashes if the map is connected to another node or not.

I've tried switching out my renderer to scanline ( on the thought that the preview might be breaking things ) - no change.

At this point, I'm going to start using a gradient ramp mapped to the bercon gradient, do the color through the gradient ramp, and do all the parameter stuff through bercon gradient.
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