Where is my alpha channel?

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Old 09 September 2003   #1
Where is my alpha channel?

For some reason Lightwave has decided it does not want to render an alpha channel. Whenever I try, the alpha is blank white. Does anybody know what's causing this?
 
Old 09 September 2003   #2
Can you post a pic of what you are rendering? Does it have full screen refactions or anything? Do you have a full screen object with the Alpha Channel set to a constant value? That would over ride transparency I think. Only ideas off hand...
 
Old 09 September 2003   #3
Post screen cap of ur render options.
 
Old 09 September 2003   #4
Do you have Raytrace Transparency turned on?
 
Old 09 September 2003   #5
It could be the Constant Value in the Adance Options on Surface Editor, u could had change it for whatever reason.
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Old 09 September 2003   #6
Do you have a large polygon behind everything with your background projected on it? That'll kill your alpha.
 
Old 09 September 2003   #7
Ok, I got it, webfox was right. I thought that might be the problem initially but when I deleted the big polygon, I guess LW wasn't updating the scene, so I thought it might've been something else after that. Thanks though, the comments helped persuade me I'm not crazy!
 
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