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  1. High quality decals.

    Having the decals render at their full resolution would be great. The rest of the model renders in flawlessly and looks fantastic, so really happy with the software there, but it is unfortunately held back by the decal quality which is almost always blurry and grainy, even when rendering at 32bit high quality with very high resolution files created in Illustrator.

    My clients love the prospect of using renders as their primary product pictures and even included them in their advertising material. Unfortunately the quality of the decals on the products are the only things turning them away from the…

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    • Decals as smart objects when rendering to PSD files.

      One of my client has multiple products with the same bottle but different labels. I'm not sure if this is possible, but it would be nice to explore having the decal of a rendered model become its own smart object when rendering to a PSD file. Switching the image in the smart object out for each new product as opposed to rendering the same products over and over with a different label would be a real time saver.

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        1 comment  ·  Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Adobe XD Integration

        Is it possible to integrate it with XD files? It would be very useful to make some Iphone X mockup using images from my Adobe XD.

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          1 comment  ·  Adobe Ecosystem  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Definitely possible! Are you thinking something in Dimension where you pick a device 3D model then connect an XD doc to the screen?

          Would you want anything particular there functionality wise inside of Dimension?

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          testing

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          • Books & Magazines as Starter Models

            It would be useful to add books, magazines, and brochures to the list of the starter models.

            3 votes
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            • AI files (layer visibility Management)

              placing AI file with Artboard Selection is really great feature, but to go a little further managing "layer" visibility should be a must (or something like "layer composition" you have in Photoshop)

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              • wdwdw

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                  0 comments  ·  Animation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Metal edge reflectance

                  Dimensions would benefit from proper edge reflectance for metals. Right now once something is fully metallic, the reflection color is uniform without regard to incidence angle. But that's now how metals are in the real world, the metal's color shifts to a desaturated version of the primary color. This is something many applications do. the edge reflectance follows the fresnel equation with something like 1.3 IOR for curve shape. Without this metals look flat and incorrect to the eye of someone who does 3D work and knows about this physical property.

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                  • Ability to fill objects with simulated liquid.

                    Being able to add simulated liquid into my objects would be a real time saver. I'm currently placing a slightly scaled down copy inside of the original bottle with a cut out where I want to liquid level to be. This works fine until the bottle is placed at any kind of angle and the liquid remains perfectly level, which isn't very realistic.

                    2 votes
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                    • Import new object to same X,Y,Z orientation as current selection

                      Here is the proposed workflow:
                      1. Select an object in Dimension that you've placed
                      2. Go up to File>import> 3D Object and click to start the import process
                      3. Imported object is set at the exact coordinates of the previously selected object, and is now the selected object in your scene.
                      4.You can now make minor X,Y,Z location changes to the new object in order to have it match your vision of the composition.

                      Current process
                      1. write down all of the coordinates for your currently selected object.
                      2. Go up to File>import> 3D Object and click to start the…

                      7 votes
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                        6 comments  ·  Import / Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Thanks for the suggestion! Very interesting. I’m curious what the core thing you’re trying to do is, though.

                        Do you want it to import to the same location so that it’s visible because your camera is looking one way and it’s importing behind you? Or is it more about composition, like you’re placing it near that object so want to start there?

                        Currently we always import objects to the origin of the scene (0,0,0) because different objects might be broken into pieces but intended to align that way. Some other options could be:
                        - Import to selection as you described above
                        - Import to center of current view
                        - Not at import but have additional controls for “move to this object” or “center to my view” type of functionality.

                        Lots possible here, and none of it is particularly hard, so more understanding the why you want this.

                      • Switch canvas orientation with a single button

                        As per photoshop you can swap the canvas orientation with a single arrow button ( between W and H )and not have to retype measurments.

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                          1 comment  ·  Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Curious how often you use this. Is it just to quickly get to landscape/portrait or do you often want the exact same resolution just oriented differently? Photoshop definitely does a lot more image setup, so not sure how important this will be in Dimension for the larger crowd, but curious to hear peoples thoughts!

                        • star like fire

                          I wanted to show a reflection of the star and the splash as fire but did not know how to blend them well.

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                          • Option to prevent intersecting models

                            It would be helpful to have some sort of button that, when ON, would prevent any models from intersecting with other models while working on a composition. While this option is on, if I try to move 2 objects so close together that they intersect, this would be prevented, and the movement would be stopped. In other words, the models would behave like solid objects in the real world. Then, when the option is turned off, I'd be able to position a model to pierce the surface of another model as DN currently allows.

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                            • Have ability to colourize shadows

                              Have ability to change colour of shadows

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                              • Putting JPEGS "inside" materials/objects

                                I wish you'd be able to put JPEGS inside materials, example: liquid inside a plastic or glass cup. or using JPEG photo to add food inside food bag

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                                • OBJ import scale

                                  There needs to be an import scale option for OBJ. Right now my OBJ files are coming into Dimensions HUGE and I have to scale them down.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • (not only .obj imports)

                                    allow more file types for 3d objects other than just .obj etc...

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                                    • I'd like to paint directly gradients and/or multicolour on a material

                                      I'd like to paint directly gradients and/or multicolour on a material

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                                      • NVIDIA GPUs Rendering Compatibillity

                                        you ve heard it for years i bet. but please, please make it compatible with nvidia gpu cards for final rendering times, after all we all took our adobe subscription believing that our big money gpus were an absolute neccessity for best performance. and what a disapointment..big fan of the eco system here all apps kick ass, just, really not optimized for the best compatible hardware parts to get the best of it...actually, the absolute opposite. i hope seeing an update in my time of being subscribed, it would be a shame to switch to let us say, Final Cut…

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                                        • More import options

                                          More import options other than an .obj

                                          I've loaded a 173 meg. file it opened but the program didn't function very well. May be my machine. I'm looking for an alternative to Showcase by Autodesk.
                                          Regards,
                                          lkendall@vsgdover.com

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