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Steve BrigantinoOmit certain comps or layers from a light?
by on Nov 15, 2011 at 7:08:15 pm

Hi,

Is this possible, I would like a light to cast shadows only from a certain layer or comp. Can this be achieved with a script?

Any help is much appreciated :-)

Steve


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Angie TaylorRe: Omit certain comps or layers from a light?
by on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:04:56 am

Hi there,

You don't actually need a script to do this. Each 3D layer has several controls in the Material Options section for determining if and how they accept shadows. Either open the 3D layers and switch off the Cast Shadows option for each of the layers you don't want to cast shadows. Or, you can stop a layer from accepting shadows by turning off the Accept Shadows option.

Hope this helps,

cheers,

Angie

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Steve BrigantinoRe: Omit certain comps or layers from a light?
by on Nov 16, 2011 at 8:53:01 pm

Thanks Angie :-)


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