There will be some scenes which you can now create in the 8.5 beta, which won’t load the same,. or at all,. in C8.1
For example : anything with genesis.
But, there are other new features of the C8.5 beta, which will cause some issues in transferring to the (current retail release) of C8.1,... simply because the exist only in current Beta C8.5,
So, The ability to transfer scenes “Backwards” from newer version of a program will be less,... because of the different technology and functions which have been added to the newer version
Carrara will still have the ability to transfer older scenes, shaders, and objects, from C6, C7, or C8,. To C8.5
Going Forwards, is fine, but, Going Backwards,.. may not be :(
if you save your file,. try to save it from the Assembly room,. ..rather than from another room like the vertex modeller, or the shader room,
Also , .. try to close down any open shader pane’s and colour pane’s.
These are all being held in Memory while they’re open, and if you’ve been Changing, Swapping or generally adjusting things…
All of those adjustment are being held in an “Undo” list,..
so,. for example,
If you load V4,. (from your Daz or Poser) Content Runtime,... and then you change the default skin, ..then change it to another skin,....
All of those are held in case you want to Undo.
The vertex modeller, has the ability to open several objects, and each modelling screen,. holds all the information for that model,. plus any undo..
So,. remember, before you close Carrara, and save the file.. .. close any modelling, or shaders,... the go to the assembly room, and use the “Remove unused” options,. since the will remove any Shaders, Models, etc which are “Not Currently Active” in the scene
one last thing,.. How are you loading figures,...?
You have entries like “BlMillMan_etc…
If you’re using the Carrara Content Browser to See, your Current DS or Poser stuff,. then you should see then loaded with their proper names EG: Michael 4,..Victoria 4 etc.
Hope it helps