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Point Cloud Workflow

Unread postPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:43 pm
by GraemeVR
Newbie question. When I import an Obj it appears in the center of the world. I then use that Obj to scatter on some geo using Point Cloud and Scatterer.
When I Render out an image my scattered OBJ is in the render but so is the original OBJ in the center of the world. How do I hide the Obj in the center while keeping the Scattered OBj materials visible. My workflow is not right, can anybody help?

Re: Point Cloud Workflow

Unread postPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:02 pm
by dboude
Hi,

By default, everything that is in the same context as the image is rendered. Just put your original OBJ somewhere else. You can create a context at the root level (project://) and put everything you don't want to be rendered inside. (Assuming you have the startup hierarchy = the context scene with the image inside)

Cheers ;)

Re: Point Cloud Workflow

Unread postPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:13 pm
by GraemeVR
Success! Thanks so much for the quick reply.

Re: Point Cloud Workflow

Unread postPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:31 pm
by dboude
For a quick answer, you can join us on discord as well

https://discord.gg/he8QTvD

Cheers