CGTalk > Software > Pixologic ZBrush
Login register
Thread Closed share thread « Previous Thread | Next Thread »  
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-13-2012, 11:04 PM   #1
Lord of the posts
Julian Howard
Saint Louis, USA
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 519
Fibermesh curves don't show up (other apps)


Why is it that when I import Zbrush fibermesh curves (from the export curves option), nothing shows up? In Maya, it says the result has been imported but I don't see it nor is it in the outliner.

I've actually tried obj and ma plus the modo format. When I try the obj file, it says its imported in the result line but nothing is on screen or in the outliner. When I try the ma file, it says unrecognized file format.

This is very odd.

However in modo the curves do show up via the lxo file format. (I just can't do anything with them for some reason). Modo doesn't recognize the obj format either.


Old 10-14-2012, 02:31 AM   #2
informerman's Avatar
dallas, USA
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 929
dont export to many fibers,
if its not showing up is it showing up in the tree list in your other app?

is your model from another package your using the fiber mesh on?
if so use tool>deformation>unified before you use the fiber mesh, maybe you model scale factor is throwing it off on export( just a guess) it may be to tiny to see or its there but placed out of view. es

i would press accept to apply the fiber and export that subtool fiber as a .OBJ
make sure your normals are facing outwards in your other app or check to see if it has a double sided option to view normals that are flipped.

ZPLUGIN check>auto update

Last edited by informerman : 10-14-2012 at 02:42 AM.
Old 10-14-2012, 02:31 AM   #3
CGTalk Moderation
CGTalk Forum Leader
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,066,478
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
Thread Closed share thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Society of Digital Artists

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 01:40 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.