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  1. jaf

    3DCoat 4.7 (BETA testing thread)

    Did I miss an announcement -- been away for a while. 4.7.33 build doesn't have cuda support?
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    UV Mapping Question(s)

    UV maps. UV Map Mesh is on the opening splash screen, but as I just checked, not on the file menu.
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    UV Mapping Question(s)

    Thanks for all the help. Goodbye.
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    UV Mapping Question(s)

    Hi. Had 3DC for a long time (back when it was called 3D Brush (I think that was the original name.) I finally have the time away from work to get into it. I've been making a lot of hard surface models lately in Lightwave (9.6) and hoped to use 3D-Coat (4.5) to do the UV mapping along with Photoshop CC. I wanted to use multiple UV sets to cut down the "clutter" and make it easier to paint. Many of the models are structures -- cabins, barns, etc, so there's lots of boards. Using pattern fill (Photoshop) works great for this purpose. However, I can't seem to find the method to work with the individual maps in 3DC. I create the maps in Lightwave and import using "UV Map Mesh" into 3DC. In 3DC, I see the "choose uv map set" and the preview of the chosen one. So I'd like to Edit|Edit all layers in external editor. So I select that and then answer the question of which set I want to edit. I do the edit, and here's where my confusion starts. Back in 3DC, I want to edit another set but retain the first one. I'm sure there's some procedure, but haven't figured it out yet of found a tutorial that shows how to prepare all the sets and finally apply and export.
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    3D-Coat 4.5 released!

    Maybe this has been answered in the past, but is there ever hope of tear-off windows to use dual monitors?
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    V4.1 BETA (experimental 4.1.17D)

    Not sure why.... I still see 4.1.07A on the 3DC window and "About" after I install 3d-Coat-V4_1-07B-64.exe (I did uninstall 07A first.)
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    4.1 Released! (Current stable version)

    Wow! I can't imagine how so much can be done in such a relatively short time ( 4 -> 4.1). Congrats to Andrew and the crew (and all the beta testers.)
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    V4.1 BETA (experimental 4.1.17D)

    Works okay now that I'm on win7.
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    V4.1 BETA (experimental 4.1.17D)

    I'm getting crashes now with the x64 versions (DX or GL Cuda). I found if I backed out of the latest Nvidia driver 331.65 to 327.23 it would fix the crashing problem. Seems to be Cuda related with the latest driver. It is easy to repeat: start 3DC, select Voxels, and then the medium ball (though any selection would cause a crash --- not just the ball.) I'm using 4.0.09, but trying the previous beta version or the non-beta also crashed. I sent in the crash report but hesitate to report a bug on Mantis until I am clear if my computer meets the minimum system requirements (I haven't been able this information yet -- at least up-to-date.) As you can see from my signature I'm using winXP x64. I know... please lets not get into the whole updating your OS. I'm on a fixed income and need some software that won't run on my copy of win8. I'm contemplating getting win7, but MS makes it hard because if I upgrade from XP to 7, I have to go through a lot of hoops to go back to XP, which has programs necessary for my job.
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    3D-Coat 3.7 updates thread

    Same with the Windows 64-bit CUDA. File name is 3d-Coat-V37-18H-CUDA64.exe but the title bar and "About" say 18F.
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    Turning Symmetry Off

    No, I'm not sure, but I'm surprised the customization goes to the level of enabling/disabling partial menu items. Why one would want to only disable the "No Symmetry" is a bit puzzling. As you can tell, I haven't done much customizing in 3D Coat.
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    Turning Symmetry Off

    Ah, thanks, that fixed it! Kind of strange though. Is this a bug? Sure don't see it as a feature.
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    Turning Symmetry Off

    I don't see a "No symmetry" in the menu. Just the three symmetry axis selections and below are the show and lock symmetry selections.
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    Turning Symmetry Off

    I'll probably feel a bit foolish after this post is answered, but.... How do I turn symmetry off? I can turn it on, move the plane, but can't remember the key sequence to turn it off. In searching the forums, I find plenty of "turn symmetry off" and "toggle symmetry". Toggle, to me means if I go to the symmetry menu and click "Symmetry across X - axis", it will turn on, which it does. If I repeat this, it should toggle off. It doesn't.
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    Opening Wizard

    Thanks, I wouldn't have guessed that meant the Startup Wizard.
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