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  1. Would love to have Displacement Maps

    Would love the addition of Displacement maps so we can get some added details out of certain models. Would add a lot of realism for an otherwise flat world of extras beside normals.

    5 votes
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  2. Higher decal resolution

    Higher resolution for decals would be nice. Had to add a decal to a product shot and it was pixilated on the render image.
    Really annoying because I wasn't able to make FINAL detail shots of the product and had to add the decals in Photoshop by hand.

    BTW: Is there a limit for the resolution of decals?

    45 votes
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    34 comments  ·  Materials  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello all! Happy to say Dimension 2.2 released today (April 2nd, 2019) with some updates for Decal resolution. It should be much higher across the board and also has some new controls for graphics to be placed into “fill” mode for layered graphics.

    This is not a complete solution for infinite resolution rendering. When you import graphics that are vector we are currently rasterizing based on the size of the original document. Both vector and raster images still also do have an internal size limit. This is a first step to boost the quality while we work on making the graphics truly resolution independent.

  3. Facebook 3D photos - PLEASE!

    I do a lot of product photos, would love to be able to generate what is needed to make the new Facebook 3D photos.

    3 votes
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    under review  ·  8 comments  ·  Import / Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Renders cancelling without any alert

    I've tried 4 renders tonight and each onw has gotten some way along only for it to self cancel with no alert that it is doing that!

    1 vote
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    1 comment  ·  Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    I’m so sorry to hear about the issue here. Can you provide a bit more detail when you say it ‘self cancels’? What are you seeing in the interface?

    Can you also let me know which version of the Dimension application you’re using (you can check in the About menu item)? Finally, can you let me know what render settings you’re using? Is it high quality or low? Local or cloud?

    Thank you for any additional information!

  5. cross section

    Is there any plans to include cross section feature? that can be very helpful to built empty boxes from any object.

    4 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Modeling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi!
    Thanks so much for your feedback, and for using Dimension!
    Cross section of 3D models seems like a great idea to visualize complex objects/interiors and assign materials to them.
    I’d love to understand more about your idea of using cross sections. Could you give some examples of how you would use this feature?

  6. layers

    Having the ability to have layers, and assign objects per layers, would be great!

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello! I’d like to understand more what functionality you’d expect from ‘layers’ in the context of a 3D scene.

    Would you expect to use this primarily for organization, or would it actually behave as layers do in 2D apps where top layers would always render over back laters, regardless of 3D positioning?

    I’d also love to know why you’re looking for layers specifically as opposed to what we have today. What are you trying to do you can’t achieve?

  7. Greater Object Manipulation

    Because I do not have access to software like Z-brush or Maya (etc.), I continuously use Adobe Dimension. I'm addicted to it. While I have used it for mockups, I mostly use the geometric shapes for creating concept art geared towards vehicles and architecture. It would be desired to have the ability to alter the shapes even more! For an example, when altering a cube, it would be nice to click on one of the sides and scale or extrude the surface. Another way to alter a selected object would be to introduce a mesh. Perhaps, this alter option could…

    1 vote
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  8. HNM

    how to take own logo

    1 vote
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  9. Graphics error

    error on placing graphics on custom made obj files from sketchup - doesnt show graphics

    1 vote
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  10. Extrude Vectors as 3D Shapes

    Extrusion is a technique where a flat 2D shape or surface is pulled out to give it depth. Vector extrusion would allow users to import vectors as paths, then extrude those paths into 3D shapes. This would include some additional parameters like hard or rounded corners.

    208 votes
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    50 comments  ·  Modeling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey all! We’re taking a look at adding extrusion to Dimension later this year. We’re combining this with a text tool and hope to support vector/text extrusion later this year. I’ll update here as we progress!

  11. Select material and cut-paste a new geometry

    I would LOVE to be able to make a selection from a material's placement and then copy paste the geometry as a new object.

    I happen to find that going from geometry to material back and forth is a bit tedious, So I'd rather "ungroup" my geometry and make it easier to change.

    Having a right click option on a placed material to "make a selection from the material's placement" (= which means I already once on this project made that selection with the magic wand), or, second option "make a new object from the material's placement selection, and cut…

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Modeling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This should be very feasible. We do allow you (as of Dimension 2.2) to copy/paste selections of geometry into new objects. Right now the selection method is using Magic Wand, so if your material application is the same as a magic wand selection then you could do this today.

    For a future enhancement we can add a way to select the polygons a material is assigned to.

  12. Camera Lens options

    I'm doing renders and wanting to emulate a 50mm Canon FD lens that I have in my kit. It occurred to me that Lightroom has all of the details on every one of these lenses AND the distortion/vignetting that those lenses apply to the image.

    Proposal:

    Add lens options to the camera feature to enable us to replicate existing lenses. This would include the option of adding lens distortions (this is especially valuable in renders with high-dof where rendered objects are out of focus and near the edge of the frame where barrel distortion would change how the focus appears) …

    4 votes
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  13. Qued Rendering

    Qued rendering/animation

    3 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Scene Panel Sorting & Filtering

    Under 'scenes', want way of making the menu alphabetical ,for sure, but also perhaps date modified. Sometimes there are too many and it's very boring looking for things which because you're zoomed in, you don't want to find by looking at the object then clicking.

    1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Add depth to decals

    Depth slider for decals as seen in Keyshot

    6 votes
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  16. Replace Materials from Sketchup

    I import Sketchup Scenes and would like a easy overview of my allready existing materials that I can replace quickly with the dimension materials. At the moment I have to pull in every material on every face which is quite a pain if you have for example a hundred chairs.

    1 vote
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  17. Window title to include filename

    The title is just a static "Adobe Dimension"

    This makes using automatic time tracking software impossible to decipher what file was being worked on.

    Should be an easy addition

    1 vote
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  18. Object Variations

    It would be awesome to be able to create multiple “product configurations” that can be setup for easy rendering. For example, take a product packaging scene that needs many different textures for multiple product label versions/locales/languages/etc. Currently, each variation must be rendered out by hand individually, and there is no way to batch anything at the moment.

    In this scenario, each camera "render view" would still be the same, but the textures, materials, models, environment, etc. could all change.

    Take a look how Onshape and Keyshot handle their configurations. Onshape's configurations, though a CAD package, is incredibly powerful!

    1 vote
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  19. Switching Modes from Render to Design forgets selected render views...

    Render Settings: Keep the "most recent" views selected when switching back to the Design tab. Currently, going back to Design resets this selection list every time to Current View, and I am constantly forgetting to re-check everything before hitting render.

    1 vote
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  20. Don't allow file open to Interrupt render

    When many windows are open and rendering is happening to a file in the background it is too easy to interrupt the render by double clicking on a .dn file. Can you give an alert box to prevent interrupting the render in progress?

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for this observation, and I’m sorry for the render progresses you might have lost due to clicking on a Dn file.
    We will try to make sure there is a warning to let you know whenever a render might be interrupted. Thanks for the great feedback and let me know if you have any other issues!

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