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Luca F asked

empty/black previews in SME while rendering IPR (Arnold 7)

Hi, the update of the materials (auto and manual) in SME does not work.

It happens both with activeshade and arnoldRW. It happens with CPU and GPU. It happens with arnold and 3dsmax compliant.

There's a difference in what appears as material preview....


sme1.jpg ... black preview here

gfg2222.jpg... and empty preview


material3ds max
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Ciro Cardoso answered

While you are rendering there are no previews. I believe will be incorporate in a future update.

When you stop render, you see the preview right?

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Luca F answered

but.. wasn't this a new Arnold 7 feature?


  • Multiple render sessions

https://makeanything.autodesk.com/arnold

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Yes, in Arnold itself. But the MAXtoA plugin doesn't use it yet.
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I hope next update has this. It does make a big difference. I need to stop the render to check if I have the correct material and start the render again.
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