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  1. Beer Can template model

    Beer can template!

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

          • 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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                  0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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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                    0 comments  ·  Import / Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 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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                              2 comments  ·  Modeling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Snap Angle for Rotating

                              When rotating a model and holding the Shift ⇧ Key, the angle should snap to some fixed degrees, like the rotation tool in photoshop.

                              7 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • cancel load

                                you guys need to add a cancel load button for large objects that are too big to load and take too long... i'm having to force quit the program to cancel a big object from loading... i have my own library of objects

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                                  0 comments  ·  Import / Export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Save/load

                                  It could be nice for the program to get a save/load feature for when you have to close or reboot the computer and you want to conserve the composition

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                                    0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Record and CD Label Assets

                                    Hi, I work at a record company and we are always looking for easy ways to mock up ideas on cassettes, CDs, and vinyl. Would be awesome if you guys could add that to your available assets. Thanks!

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                                    • More obvious "Constrain Proportions" UI.

                                      The Constrain Proportions chain UI element is really not obviously on/off.

                                      It's a really small target for the mouse, too.

                                      It would be great if it would get keyboard focus like InDesign does. ⌘-return activates it in InDesign. Really great.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Shotcut "Eyedropper"

                                        Would be awesome if you could add a shortcut for the "Sample and Replace Material"

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                                          0 comments  ·  Materials  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • snap to grid

                                          Is there a way to make objects snap to the grid? Unreal allows you to and its really useful for spacing. Rulers would be nice too.

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

                                            We released Dimension 1.1 which includes snap to ground. This will automatically move any object to the ground when you’re interacting with the move tool and it gets very close. While you can’t snap to the ‘grid’ lines on the ground yet, this is a first step in snapping and we’ll add more functionality moving forward! I’ll leave this idea open to track snapping to grid points/lines.

                                            https://helpx.adobe.com/dimension/using/whats-new.html

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