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    formZ models exchange site!

    There are some new models added: I would appreciate if you, my users, not the only consume but also share your models. I am pretty much sure you have a plenty of them to share. Enjoy, Anton.
  2. Hi Darren. 1. I utilize this feature in case I need to work on part of my project in a new file and have old model paste-replace with modified one. Say I copy two objects and paste to new file one of objects is required as reference and remains unchanged another one is being modified. When I have job done I copy both objects from that new file I worked in and paste into the old file. And I have 100% guarantee that I don't have my objects doubled as they are both replaced by the modified one and reference one. Also it allows me to hit Command (or Control) on mac/Win+ A to select all objects from new file without picking them with a mouse which is faster. 2. You mean you see garbage wireframe object? Yes it is a bug. Close-open file to make it disappear. If it does not work Open-Add objects to new file as the old one got corrupt. 3. Just select use previous session in Preferences and you will have your Preferences as you left them last time 4. It was discussed before. It is an Apple file system related problem and could not be fixed. Works well on Windows 5. Never seen this before. Woks well for me on Windows and Mac. It might be your specific system problem 5. Do you Safe as PDF on Mac? I usually do it by Open PDF in Preview and it works smooth. I hope it helps. Best, Anton
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    Another Maxwell Render

    Hi Andy. I thought your tubular lights are the cylinders and they are high polygon models (or interpreted so from FormZ parametric cylinder by Maxwell). And they might to intersect with smaller tubes underneath. Also you might have your window emitters being intersected with window frames. Unfortunately I don`t see the scene myself so I can`t tell more. What I found from that text is the invisible emitters are real time savers. Best, Anton.
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    Snaps palette bug

    Hi. Sorry it does not work. That`s what I did first. Best, Anton.
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    Snaps palette bug

    Under Windows 7 pro SP1 FormZ renders buggy snaps palette: Could this be fixed? Thank`s, Anton.
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    Snaps palette bug

    And everything seems to be perfectly well under Windows 10. Thank`s everybody.
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    Un-Rounding Corners Trick

    It works! Thank`s a lot!
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    Another Maxwell Render

    Hi Andy. Oh! That`s pretty slow! WHy did not you used GPU as well? You have nice card. Also I suggest you to use PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUES FOR SPEEDING UP INTERIOR RENDERS I assume you used high definition models as emitters. Also I believe your emitters intersect with other objects. That significantly increases rendering time. Best, Anton
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    Chain wire fence wire how to

    As the other approach: your wires are particular case of flattened helix: chain fence.fmz.zip Unless of course you need to RENDER the whole thing. In this case you might need to play with transparency and bump maps. Best, Anton.
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    Un-Rounding Corners Trick

    Does not seem to be working for me: "Unable to complete smooth modeling operation"
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    Component problems

    Ones I tried components in quite large project and fund them a mess too. In the end of the day I started to use Thea render instances instead. But it is the only option for rendering needs and you can`t make any layout and drafting with it. Not speaking of beta unreliability. So finally I even could not stick with FormZ and had to finish my project in Thea Studio.
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    wip & recent renders

    Nice! Really nice work! Both designs and renders. Keep it up. Anton.
  13. Hi Walter. I faced the same problem and here is a workaround: Make a new file with camera you would like to have in the scene Export to Thea Scene Open your main Thea scene File -> Merge Scenes Voila! Your camera is in there. If you need multiple cams chose next cam in your FormZ scene and export to Thea Studio again. Merge to main scene. Unfortunately despite my request to import multiple cams at once SI would not managed to get it in last update. Best, Anton.
  14. Hello dear colleagues formziers. Allow me to offer you my FormZ modeling, rendering and design services. I am a Magister of Arts in product design working as a designer for more than 20 years. I use FormZ since year 1996. I can create virtually any imaginary shape with it.. Also I use in Marvelous Designer which will mostly fit your needs in designing any cloth and fabric stuff (e.g. pillows, curtains, sofas, e.t.c). I use Render Zone, Maxwell or Thea Render which might fit any of your rendering needs. Would be glad to complete any task for you in most decent way. Either this is a big or small project I will be more than happy to help you with it in part or accomplish it for you in full. I would be glad to work for you for as low as 20$/hour. First hour is not count as it is an indication of work quality if work is 6 hours or more You are welcome to take a look at my renderings and designs on my Facebook page of on the web page If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask me either here, or via e-mail av@re-construction.house or by Skype: ahtoh___ or a phone, if you like +7-903-765-1288 GMT+3 (Moscow, Russia) And of course you are more then welcome to download free models from my depository you could find via it`s Facebook page. And of course you are more than more than welcome to submit your beautiful models to this repository. Besides: I registered pretty nice domain formz.xyz and repository soon will be moved there. Regards, Anton Voloshin.
  15. Some interior renders
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    Some interior renders

    Hi HugeMonkey5 sorry for late reply. I use Adaptive BSD with preset BSD Interior High. Also I increase tracing depth to 10 to get better results with glass and liquids. This particular image at 1900x1400 took about 100 minutes to render on my 3,41 GHz 6-Core I7 Anton.
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    Some interior renders

    And besides: all the models used in this project are available for free at formz-xyz
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    Thea for FormZ - Share your Work

    Hi Justin. Pretty nice project! Let warn you against upgrading to 1070. It is not supported yet. For that price I`d buy 980 and get best results possible. Best, Anton.
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    Some interior renders

    Hello again. If there is a chance someone wants to see the whole set, you can find it here.
  20. Hello there. Seems like it is not possible to create this simple model with current build of FormZ: 3 watch wristbelt part.fmz.zip This is just the sample of how it does not work for me. I spent about 4 hours trying to find workaround. Nothing works. If I create it properly here it has bugs in another parts.
  21. Hello Tech. I found the workaround for that shape yet hope it [FormZ 8.5.7] will be fixed soon. Best, Anton.
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    formZ models exchange site!

    Hello everybody. I added some more pieces at Formz.xyz. You might want to take a look at Facebook page to see what`s going on.
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    formZ models exchange site!

    Our friends Desmond Clarke and Alan Cooper where generous and shared their nice models with us. Des Des Des Des Des Alan Thank you guys! Best regards, Anton Voloshin.
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    Some interior renders

    Hi Justin. Thank`s. Yes I am. It is fast and gives nearly as good result as it Maxwell does.
  25. I put myself into a risk being annoying yet the problem was not solved. Since I installed WIP Layout app and tons of files turned into pumpkin. I can`t use it any more. And I don`t see any attempt to find a solution from your side. Your suggestion to print to PDF does not work obviously as this is a way I normally do it. And I can`t agree to leave it as it is because you suggest it is on my side (normal sysadmin behaviour). I definitely need my Layout in my workflow. Neither here nor emails are answered. Would you please check what`s going on with print to PDF. The majority of FormZ users are getting paid for drafts not the pretty renders or nice models. Regards, Anton Voloshin.
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