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Lil Nagel
Vector objects in 3D get blurry
on Jul 31, 2015 at 8:10:44 pm

Good evening,

I have already searched the web and this forum, but did not find any solution to the following problem:

Whenever I have a vector-layer (e.g. a simple text created in AE or a vector imported from Ai) and switch it to 3D, it becomes slightly (but noticeably) blurry on the edges. Whatever settings I use, this effect won't go away.

For demonstration you will find a test-picture I created with a simple setup: just two white text-layers on a black background. No animation/ motion blur/ masks etc. Both text-layers are inside the same composition. The lower text is with 3D turned on, the one above without 3D.

I used these settings: continuous rasterization (by default as both are text-layers)/ preview: final quality/ full resolution.

I also added a snapshot from my UI, maybe I've missed a detail...

BTW: I use CS6 on an iMac running OSX 10.10.4.

Any help would be highly appreciated! Thanks in advance,

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Roland R. Kahlenberg
Re: Vector objects in 3D get blurry
on Aug 1, 2015 at 1:09:33 am

You may have your camera's Depth of Field switched on.

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Lil Nagel
Re: Vector objects in 3D get blurry
on Aug 1, 2015 at 2:51:55 pm

Hi Roland, thanks for the reply!

As I don't have any camera in my composition, there naturally shouldn't be a Depth of Field, or am I mistaken? Though there is the "active camera" creating the preview. Does this automatically install a "silent" camera with settings such as the DoF? If yes, where would I find the settings?

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