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Posted: 29 August 2012 03:00 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 31 ]
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Not all clothing have the morphs. Some the morphs are a separate purchase/install.  Especially for V4.

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Posted: 29 August 2012 03:37 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 32 ]
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MS: True, but Transfer Active Morphs will work (within reason) to match any morphs. But as we keep saying, the figure being used is not V4 and that’s why the clothes aren’t fitting.

njbst18: you mentioned this as being called “Viki” and listing V4 as a required item - do you have a link to the thing you are using? What is the exact name of the file you are loading to get the figure?

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Posted: 29 August 2012 03:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 33 ]
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Wish I knew that before spending $200 on Victoria 4.  I would of spent the extra for V5 knowing that.  Oh well live and learn.

Well as for the “Vicki for V4” the same problem I had holds true on any morph I apply.  The biggest seller for V4 over V5 for me was the Creature creation morphs.  With goblin, ogre, zombie, etc… I have to try that morph correcting thing on the clothes still you were saying.  I can’t see your post right now as I type this and can’t remember the name of it but I’ll try hunting that down to see if it works.

This is a bit of an off topic question but is there a way to get an unwrap image of the model to edit in photoshop and reapply so If I make a goblin I could tint the skin green and put scars on it etc…  Or make flesh on a zombie look rotting.  I can make texture maps all the time in 3dmax and I figure these are unwrapped models Just need access to the unwrap file and figure out how to apply the image to the diffuse map of the model.

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Posted: 29 August 2012 05:00 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 34 ]
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I searched the site NO “Vicki for V4” that I could find. I found this http://www.daz3d.com/shop/people/women/veronica
which is just a character. All characters still need this http://www.daz3d.com/shop/victoria-4-2-base/  and then most likely it will need this as well http://www.daz3d.com/shop/victoria-4-2-morphs

If you do not have the V4 Base you can not put a character on it.

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Posted: 29 August 2012 06:03 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 35 ]
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There is a whole lot of ‘Vicki’ stuff, for V3 in the store:

http://www.daz3d.com/shop/ingenue-glamorous-vicki-bundle

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Posted: 29 August 2012 06:29 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 36 ]
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Yes but no Vicki for V4. I looked for hours in V4, Genesis and V4 Elite sections.

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Posted: 29 August 2012 06:58 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 37 ]
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Odd thought it came in the Victoria4.2 pro bundle I bought because it wasn’t in my Daz3d until after I installed that bundle.

Well regardless I have the same problem when I use morphs on the base victoria 4.2 also.  Do you know of a clothing bundle that would allow the Morph++ and other Victoria morphs to morph with the figure?  Since I’m guessing the clothing in the bundle only work off the base victoria42.

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Posted: 29 August 2012 08:00 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 38 ]
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If you have the V4.2 Pro bundle installed and all the items that came with it installed you should not be having the problems you are having. I believe your content is not installed properly. I’m out for the night I have a medical thing if the early morning. I will be back tomorrow.

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Posted: 30 August 2012 02:41 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 39 ]
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Is this the bundle that you bought?  http://www.daz3d.com/shop/victoria-4-2-pro-bundle/

If so, this is what it contains.

What’s Included & Features

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•Victoria 4.2 Complete ◦Victoria 4.2 Base
◦Victoria 4.2 Morphs++
◦Victoria 4 Skin Maps (Std Res)
◦Amarseda Hair
◦V4 Basicwear

•Shigi Hair
•Domino for V4
•Victoria 4 Skin Maps (High Res)
•Grace for V4
•Helena for V4
•Ambrosia - Poses for V4
•Stylish Shoes - Anklewrap Pumps for V4
•Victoria 4 Wet Maps

The only clothing is the V4 Basicwear, and it will DEFINITELY fit V4.

On the Product Page for Basicwear it says:

Compatible 3D Figures

Victoria 4, Aiko 4, Victoria 4 Elite, The Girl 4, Stephanie 4

If it was the Pro Suite that you bought at $199, then it contains lots of extra clothing, plus everything that is in the Pro Bundle, and it will all DEFINITELY fit V4 and all of her Morph shapes (A4, Girl 4 etc).  Some of it even has fits for Gen 3 figures like A3.

Which one did you buy, and can you show an image of your content library showing where V4 is installed to.

V4 shoul be found in Poser Formats > My Library > Figures > DAZ People, if you installed to the default location.

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Posted: 30 August 2012 07:34 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 40 ]
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“This is a bit of an off topic question but is there a way to get an unwrap image of the model to edit in photoshop and reapply so If I make a goblin I could tint the skin green and put scars on it etc…  Or make flesh on a zombie look rotting.  I can make texture maps all the time in 3dmax and I figure these are unwrapped models Just need access to the unwrap file and figure out how to apply the image to the diffuse map of the model.”

It’s called a UVmap and the download can usually be found on the product page.

A thought just occurred to me, are you loading V4 or V3/V4. Which is V3s body with V4s head, meaning none of the V4 clothes will fit.

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Posted: 30 August 2012 09:05 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 41 ]
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The bundle I bought was http://www.daz3d.com/shop/victoria-4-2-pro-bundle

It is Victoria 4 and not 3/4

This is where the base Victoria 4 is installed.

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Posted: 30 August 2012 09:15 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 42 ]
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“It’s called a UVmap and the download can usually be found on the product page.”

Like for instance I bought this http://www.daz3d.com/shop/dinosaur-bundle but I don’t see a UV map download on this page.  So do only certain models give you access to the textures?  and for the others you just guess?  since I see where you can upload them as a diffuse just can’t find a file I can pull into photoshop to edit

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Posted: 30 August 2012 10:12 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 43 ]
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If you go to each of the individual items from the link on the bundle page, you will find a tab called Resource Files, that is the UV Templates file.  Not all PAs supply these templates, but you can make your own using the free version of UV Mapper.  If the texture is perely for your own use, you can use the JPEG texture itself, and change it in Photoshop.

As to the other matter of the ‘Vicki’ morph.  Where did you get it from?
The clothing an hair models that you already have will fit the V4 base with no alterations, but that was not the Base figure you were showing, that is why the clothing and hair did not fit..

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Posted: 30 August 2012 10:32 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 44 ]
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Well it was the base figure but with some morphs applied.

As for how I got that Viki figure.  It just showed up after installing everything that came in that bundle.  Figured it must be some sample figure on how you can alter the V4.

I’ve noticed that whoever made the clothing for various figures they seem to all have points the skin pops through the clothing.  I tried loading up A4 figure and applied the school uniform A4 that came in her bundle.  and her legs pop through the front of the skirt in the folds.  Either somethings messed up on my end or these are careless mistakes made by the modeler.

Is there a tool to make my own clothes so they follow the morphs correctly.  I mean I could make them in 3dmax if needed and save as objs but I wouldn’t get the morph information to have them follow properly.

Also I can’t find the UV Mapper on Daz’s site.

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Posted: 30 August 2012 11:43 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 45 ]
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Also I can’t find the UV Mapper on Daz’s site.

 
UV Mapper has nothing to do with DAZ 3D, use Google and you will find it.

As for how I got that Viki figure.  It just showed up after installing everything that came in that bundle.  Figured it must be some sample figure on how you can alter the V4.


Vicki is not part of that bundle, I have that bundle as well. 

I’ve noticed that whoever made the clothing for various figures they seem to all have points the skin pops through the clothing.  I tried loading up A4 figure and applied the school uniform A4 that came in her bundle.  and her legs pop through the front of the skirt in the folds.  Either somethings messed up on my end or these are careless mistakes made by the modeler.


What you are talking about is Pokethrough, and it happens with lots of models.  Certain poses require morphs so that the legs do not poke through the skirt.  Select the skirt, and go to the Parameters tab to see what morphs come with it.    If you want clothing that always fits no matter what the pose, then you need dynamic clothing.  These are not careless mistakes, and when you discover how much wiork is required to create your own clothing, you may be a bit more sympathetic.

Is there a tool to make my own clothes so they follow the morphs correctly.  I mean I could make them in 3dmax if needed and save as objs but I wouldn’t get the morph information to have them follow properly.


There is no specific tool to make clothing, 3DS Max would do very well.  You need to make the clothing to fit the base model, then you need to divide the mesh into groups to match the bones, then comes UV Mapping, Rigging and Texturing.  Not a simple task by any means.

Clothing for Genesis is a lot easier, and it is the only one I would consider now.

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