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Posted: 19 July 2012 12:35 PM   [ Ignore ]
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I’m not able to display an image on a plane primitive. I’m trying to add it throug hthe Srufaces tab in the Diffuse Color section, it appears there, but not on the actual plane, Do any others settings have to be adjusted?

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Posted: 19 July 2012 12:46 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Is your Diffuse Strenght set to 100%? I can get an image easily. Also you will need a light on the Front of the plane for the image to show. If your lighting is behind it the image will not be visable.

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Posted: 19 July 2012 01:02 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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If the sizes are off, is there a way to stretch or shrink the image to fit?

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Posted: 19 July 2012 01:09 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Just shrink your Plane with the Prameters Tab, X and Z scale I belive.

P.S. Square images are the best to work with. But a 2D art program is handy for editing your Image file.

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Posted: 19 July 2012 01:13 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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I still got nothing. I tried jpg, png, bmp, all different sizes, added lights, rotated and resized the plane and it’s still gray.

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Posted: 19 July 2012 01:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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How are you doing this? Create Primative Plane. Select Plane in Scene Tab. Open Surfaces Tab. Open Default Diffuse, use Drop down arrow to browse to image. Add Image. My steps.

I’m in DS4Pro what are you using.

EDIT: Diffuse Color to add the image.

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Posted: 19 July 2012 01:20 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Yes, I did everything you did. I have 4.0 pro 64bit. I just tried rendering and it DOES show, but for some reason not in Studio… is that normal?

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Posted: 19 July 2012 01:28 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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That might be a issue of your Graphic Card. But I’m not sure. Do you get textures on other Items like Genesis?

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Posted: 19 July 2012 01:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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All other textures seem to work fine. As long as it renders fine I guess it’s OK. Thanks for the suggestions.
FYI: I have an HP laptop with an Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD w/ 2 MB of video memory.

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Posted: 19 July 2012 01:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Okay, But I’m still puzzled.

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Posted: 19 July 2012 02:37 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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I know it might be obvious, I am new with Daz Studio, you have to have the draw style set to texture shaded, I have made that mistake.

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Posted: 19 July 2012 07:24 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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You win the prize! Somehow I had it set to smooth shaded! red face

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Posted: 19 July 2012 09:24 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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Ha,, It was no “surprize”, n I like prizes smile

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Posted: 20 July 2012 12:13 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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Well I’ll be, never crossed my febble mind to ask about the draw style. DUH!

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