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  1. Undo Camera Moves

    When I hit control Z, it did not undo my camera move. Would be awesome to include camera moves as an undoable step.

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

      You can undo and redo your camera movements, but it does use a different shortcut to prevent you from accidentally moving your camera when trying to undo an action.

      The undo shortcuts are Function < and Function > or you can find them in the Edit menu.

    • Select areas by 'drawing' with Magic Wand Tool

      Select areas with the Magic Wand Toll by "drawing" not just clicking.

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        1 comment  ·  Selection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Save Partial In-Progress Renders

        Would like to be able interrupt and save a render at it's current state, or have menu options easily available to do so.

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        • stationary

          It would be great to include stationary in the assests. Business cards, folders, letterheads, envalopes, ect.

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          • A short pop-up by completing render process

            I usually do something else while rendering a scene, so it would be great if you add a simple pop-up by completing a rendering process.

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

              Hello! When a render is complete you should get both an in-app and an OS level notification. However, notifications don’t hang around for too long, they just pop up for a second or two. Are you not seeing a notification when completing a render?

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                  53 comments  ·  Materials  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Happy Monday, October 15th, everyone! Today we released an update to Dimension CC – the 2.0 release! This update includes…. multiple decals! I know it’s been a long time coming, so thank you for your patience.

                  Just a note that the scene panel got some UI updates, so materials no longer show as part of the primary scene object list. Instead, click on the right-hand arrow next to the object to ‘dive’ down into it’s appearance section. Then you can see all of your graphics in a layer-based system for reordering!

                  You can see more about the release here:
                  https://helpx.adobe.com/dimension/using/whats-new.html

                  Here’s a video on the updated materials as well:
                  https://helpx.adobe.com/dimension/how-to/add-logo-graphics.html

                • Beer Can template model

                  Beer can template!

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                  • Toggle tool movement relative to object or ground plane. (Transform Space)

                    It would be good to toggle the movement controls so they act relative to either the selected object or the ground plane.

                    Once an object has been tilted and placed it is hard to then move it perfectly horizontal to the ground plane, or rotate it to face a new direction. Currently you have to use a combination of x, y, z movements to zig-zag the object to the desired location.

                    Unity uses a toggle to switch between these controls, the ground plane option resetting every time it's selected.

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

                      This functionality is already available in Dimension. You can find it in the Tool Options (just above the canvas in the top-left) and the option is called Align to Scene. When that is toggled on it will realign your widgets for Move and Rotate to be aligned to the scene. We currently don’t allow world scaling to prevent object skewing.

                    • Enter Camera Coordinates Manually

                      Maybe this already exists, but I have a camera position in Photoshop 3D that I would like to recreate exactly in Dimension. Is there a way to export camera positions from Photoshop to Dimension? Or even to be able to add the coordinates manually?

                      Thanks!

                      Ernie

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                        0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Yes, camera coordinates have been available in-app since our first Beta release.

                        You can find them by selecting the Environment and scrolling down to the bottom of the properties panel to the area called camera perspective. Here you’ll find Field of View, Position, and Rotation values.

                      • Need more 3D Model Options at Adobe Stock

                        The app can become really helpful if we can have a more extensive library at Adobe Stock. For example, I am looking for a slim rectangular box to create some packaging and unfortunately there are only 21 options coming up when I search for box. These are very limited options.
                        Even the choice of materials is also very limited.

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

                          Thank you for the feedback. Since this isn’t a feature or task that can really be measured I’m going to just mark this as done. The 3D collection is still very new and we are working hard to expand the amount of models that are available there.

                        • Import .AI Files

                          Import AI files

                          (edited by moderator: see separate idea for extruded 3D shapes from vectors: http://projectfelix.uservoice.com/forums/552559/suggestions/31410262 )

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                            2 comments  ·  Import / Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            Happy Monday, October 15th, everyone! Today we released an update to Dimension CC – the 2.0 release! This release adds support for .ai format image import! Please note that vector files are still rasterized once imported into Dimension. This is currently required by the rendering process, so be sure to save your vector images at the pixel size you intend to use it at in Dimension! In the future we’ll update this to preserve the vector nature in Dimension.

                            You can see more about the release here:
                            https://helpx.adobe.com/dimension/using/whats-new.html

                          • T-Shirt / Clothing Assets

                            I want T-Shirt Asset 3D modeling data.
                            & Wear image.

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                              8 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Invert zoom option

                              Please add scroll inversion to the options. As someone who primarily works in Illustrator and Photoshop, the zoom being inverted on the mouse wheel makes me zoom out when I want to zoom in too often.

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                                0 comments  ·  Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Please see the preferences for this option.

                                Mac > Adobe Dimension CC Menu > Preferences
                                Windows > Edit Menu > Preferences

                                Under the “Viewport” section you can enable the Invert Scroll Direction option.

                              • Lower Minimum Requirements

                                Would be nice if more machines could be included, this isn't an old computer.

                                OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Home
                                Version 10.0.16299 Build 16299
                                Other OS Description Not Available
                                OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
                                System Name DESKTOP-GPD1VC7
                                System Manufacturer HP
                                System Model HP Spectre x360 Convertible
                                System Type x64-based PC
                                System SKU X5X72EA#ABU
                                Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz, 2592 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
                                BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. F.47, 22/11/2017
                                SMBIOS Version 2.8
                                Embedded Controller Version 33.79
                                BIOS Mode UEFI
                                BaseBoard Manufacturer HP
                                BaseBoard Model Not Available
                                BaseBoard Name Base Board
                                Platform Role Mobile
                                Secure Boot State…

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                                • custom 3D Model guidelines/instructions or tutorials

                                  Me and some colleagues have been modeling in Cinema 4D and sketchup. Importing the obj files we export is not/sometimes a problem. It's a trial and error proces, mostly error.

                                  From sketchup we get errors sometimes about UVs. And on both the sketchup and the cinema 4D models decals don't work or produce unexpected results.

                                  Could you provide some guidelines or instructions on creating models for use in Dimension CC.

                                  Or make the import proces better.

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                                  • Current lighting shown

                                    It'd be nice if we could see which lighting is currently selected.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Lighting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      You can see what image based light is applied by selecting the Environment in the Scene panel. In the environment properties you’ll see a thumbnail of the image applied as the light under the Environment Light section.

                                      Let me know if this suits your needs or if you’re looking for something more here.

                                    • Closing individual panels

                                      I think It would be cool if the panels had a way of closing. like the red, yellow, green buttons. I currently have the "Background" panel displayed but I am not sure how to close it.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Hmm, Dimension doesn’t have a background panel, so I’m not sure what you’re referring to. Currently in Design Mode there are 5 panels: Assets, Creative Cloud Libraries, Scene, Actions, and Properties.

                                        Each of these panels can be opened and closed using the triangle disclosure icon at the top-right corner of the panel. Panels also have sections which can be collapsed and expanded using the triangle at the top-right corner of each section.

                                      • Wine Bottle Model

                                        There needs to be a model for Wine Bottles.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          There are several wine bottles and other beverage bottles available on Adobe Stock 3D. Much of the content there is free, but we can’t ship it all by default in the app since it takes room in the installer.

                                        • Requesting new materials hub or community

                                          I love adobe dimensions, as a Product/3d design i can create models but not textures and materials, I rely on presets.

                                          So I was wondering if there could be a portal/ community hub where people can request a material and it be created? either by Adobe or content creators and placed on Adobe stock??

                                          for example a smoke material or leaf textures.

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                                            0 comments  ·  Content  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            You’re welcome to make requests here in the Content section. The Adobe Stock 3D team does get visuals on those requests. However, at this time we are working with a select set of partners and not fulfilling individual requests.

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