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Steve Egrie asked ·

Shadow Matte Alpha Transparency

Hello,

I'm using the Shadow/Matte material inside of 3DS Max and trying to get get the alpha of the image to display the shadow as a transparency. Image 1 is the building that I'm rendering out. Image 2 is currently how the alpha gets rendered out with the shadow being fully opaque. Image 3 is what I want to achieve with the shadow.

This is the material settings I have for the ground plane.

Any help would be appreciated.

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Mads Drøschler answered ·

Control the contribution to the alpha on the matte closure not the shader.



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That works. Thank you so much!

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