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  1. Add depth to decals

    Depth slider for decals as seen in Keyshot

    5 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Materials  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Custom Light Objects

      Lighting in Project Felix is currently handled through the Environment and Sunlight objects. Custom light objects would allow studio setups, with area lights that can be positioned, sized, rotated, colored, and set at varying intensities.

      110 votes
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        33 comments  ·  Lighting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Hello everyone! Jeanette from the Dimension team here. Excited to say that lighting is a topic that’s up next for us and as someone who has expressed interest in more lighting controls, we’re sending you a survey!

        You can take the survey here:
        https://goo.gl/forms/OqjdQIkLYG1MMaN62

        Lighting is such an exciting topic because it’s critical for both photorealism and unlocks such potential for creativity. Deep appreciation to all who can find the time to take the survey. It should take about 10-15 minutes and will help kickstart some research we’re running.

      • Support for PSD layer mask

        Hello, i'm trying to place a psd file with a layer mask into Dimension to create realistic shadow effects for this cut out image/object. When i place the psd on a plane (as image carrier) in Dimension, the alpha channel, i.e. the black part of the mask, is not transparent but rendered in a grey color, thus the whole plane casts a shadow, not just the mask. This functionality appears to be essential and easy to implement ?

        2 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Smart Decal Wrapping

          Wrapping decals, I'm trying to wrap a label around a cylinder or even the jar model and its doing this

          15 votes
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          • Option for tiling decals seamlessly across surface

            Option for tiling decals on surface when adding seamless patterns or textures as a decal

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            • Option for tiling decals seamlessly across surface

              Option for tiling decals on surfacewhen adding seamless patterns or textures as a decal.

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              • Update shared 3D scene without changing its link

                When I first share a model using the new Publish 3D Scene, I get a link I can send to my clients, that's great. If I later alter the models/cameras/decals/etc and publish it again, the original scene file in Creative Cloud is updated, that also great because it means there won't be dozens of duplicates for every alteration I make.

                What's not so great is that every time I do publish I'm given a new link, meaning I always need to send my clients a new link for every revision. I'd like to be able to update the published scene…

                2 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Collaborate / Share  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Decals in UV Space

                  How do you get decals to use UV coordinates?

                  2 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Materials  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • import or merge existing .dn scenes

                    Add the ability to import existing .dn-Files.
                    Had to do single product shots and after that I wanted to merge
                    them in an overview of the shots. No chance - Had to bild it up
                    from the start.

                    16 votes
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                      planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Import / Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Remember save location

                      remember folder saved to

                      4 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Import / Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Save Custom Materials

                        After editing a material or adding textures to create my own it would be great to save the material for reuse in other projects.

                        47 votes
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                          12 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Docy infomatics

                          When you create a new document have it open up a dialog box with project settings, like every other adobe program.

                          2 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Link image files and update saved changes

                            Being able to link my image files so when I save the changes in Photoshop/Illustrator, etc, it is updated in Dimension.

                            21 votes
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                              planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Import / Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Import or Merge 3d Models from a other Dimension Scene

                              Import 3d Models from a other Dimension file (.dn)

                              27 votes
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                                planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Import / Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Glow effect, Light radiance

                                perhaps when rendering glowing objects, (at a high setting) if there could be some light effects shinning off the surface of the glow? currently it just renders a start white edge and casts light over near by surfaces. it would look nicer if the object look closer to light, not just a solid color.

                                8 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Directly input dimensions of an object

                                  I have a book cover that is 6x9x.75. It would be ideal to have the ability to input dimensions rather than scale.

                                  The ability to select units would be great, but to begin simply making it proportional would make it functional.

                                  90 votes
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                                    42 comments  ·  Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Hello all. Units and dimensions are something that are very important, and we’re looking at getting some initial feedback on this topic. We have a brief survey and are also looking for a few people willing to do an interview. In exchange we’ll provide an Amazon gift card to the interviewees. If you’re interested please start by taking the following survey and we’ll notify those who are selected for the interview portion.

                                    https://adobe.allegiancetech.com/surveys/JA3D2M/

                                  • add models to cc library

                                    Make it possible to import a .obj file and then add it to the cc library so you can share it with colleauges.

                                    thanks

                                    13 votes
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                                      planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Collaborate / Share  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Separate Photoshop Shadow Layer

                                      When rendering to a layered Photoshop file, it would be extremely helpful to have the Object on one layer and the Cast Shadow on a separate layer. This will allow a designer the ability to manipulate shading and integrate it better into the picture. I have worked in 3D for many years (multiple programs) and this separate layered technique is one of the most used by artists and extremely powerful.

                                      61 votes
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                                        4 comments  ·  Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Hi everyone. I wanted to let you know we do plan to add more layers to the .psd output including shadow/light passes, reflection and some other helpful bits. I’ll keep you updated as we get closer on this one.

                                      • Render Pause Button

                                        I could see it being beneficial to have a pause button on the rendering process.

                                        7 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Auto-Save

                                          Crashes Then Corrupts Original File - We NEED AUTO Backups!!

                                          If we had automatic backups, my 5 hours of work would not be lost. Felix IS the next major player in the 3D modeling market so this is a MUST HAVE safety feature.

                                          10 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Hello! Definitely a great suggestion and something the team is considering heavily right now. It didn’t make our first few beta releases, but it’s on our roadmap for sure. I’ll let you know when we’re closer. :)

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