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#1 Robin

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Posted 20 May 2016 - 02:32 PM

When rendering in Maxwell Render, if you have an object in the foreground that is in the way but you need the effects from it such as casting shadows and reflections onto other objects, how do you make it invisible and retain its reflective and shadow casting properties?



#2 pylon

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Posted 20 May 2016 - 03:20 PM

Here are two options; experiment with both and see which suits your needs.

 

1. Use the formZ View Hither/Yon clip plane.

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2. Enable the object's Hide from Camera attribute:

Maxwell_Attributes_and_Tool_Options_-_Pick_and_Untitled1_-_1.png

 

Does this help?



#3 Robin

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Posted 20 May 2016 - 04:07 PM

Found the answer..After selecting went to ATTRIBUTES then  the drop down menu from "Basic" to "Maxwell Attributes".

 



#4 Tech

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Posted 20 May 2016 - 06:25 PM

Hi Robin,

 

Right, that is exactly what Pylon is showing you with the image they posted immediately above yours...







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