Adobe Dimension: Feature Requests

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  1. Apply Text on Material

    Two, a field where we could input text onto a portion of the model, above the material, or as a layer.

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  2. IOR Maps

    One, I would like the ability to import Index of Reflection Maps. currently can only give it a numerical value, however, the 3d paint program I use will give me an IOR map.

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  3. Left and right ground level widgets used for grid movement

    Why not add plane widget in Felix?

    I think that would be great improvement and speed up our work. Also many Adobe Illustrator users know how to use it and they can easily manipulate object in 3D space

    "In addition, when you select the Perspective Grid, a Plane Switching Widget also appears. You can use this widget to select the active grid plane. In Perspective Grid, an active plane is the plane on which you draw an object to project the observer’s view of that portion of the scene."

    A. Left Grid Plane B. No Active Grid Plane C. Right…

    2 votes
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  4. Scene Stats or Information

    Polycount
    Frame rate

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  5. Additional Render Color & Effect Controls

    The render quality is great, would love more control of colors and effect.

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  6. USD import support?

    Pixar has open sourced their "Universal Scene Description" file format (www.openusd.org) that is getting a lot of support in the VFX world. Is there any thought of supporting that format, at least for import?

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  7. parallax normal map

    Normal map lacks a setting that is expected for bump type textures. The intensity and parallax need to be adjustable to get a correct looking relief or embossing look with a texture.

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  8. Light Saturation Controls

    It would be very helpful to have control over the saturation of the lighting form the HDR.

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  9. Support for eGPU (external GPU)

    I'm running on a mac Mini that meets all the system requirements with an eGPU that also meets the system requirements. Every time I start Dimension I get an OpenGL error message. If I start without the eGPU running I can start the program just fine. Then I can start my eGPU and even use it to speed render times. I would like to not have to go through this unnecessary step every time I start this program.

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    Dimension has never been tested with eGPUs. There’s probably no reason we can’t support them, just haven’t today. At this time we don’t have immediate plans to add this to our testing coverage, but I’ll bring it up to the team and will update here if we start work on it!

    A note, it’s not actually expected that plugging in the eGPU afterwards would change anything. Dimension selects the GPU at launch and once selected doesn’t change. I’m very curious about the performance change, but if it’s actually using the eGPU that is not by design.

  10. French keyboard shortcuts

    I have a "default french shortcuts" issue on the new camera behaviors :

    I like it a lot to have top, right, left view, assigned to 1234, except, by default, on a standard french mac keyboard, top row is dedicated to &é"'(§è!çà). You can press shift to get 1234… but that means alt-2 becomes alt-shift-2 on a laptop, and it becomes way less practical as a 2 fingers shortcut.

    I've also recently discovered the pref menu, so I know i should be able to edit this, but:
    1. if you make a "french keyboard default setup", that would really help. …

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  11. 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.

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  12. 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

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  13. 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!

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  14. Targa import

    Targa is a very common format for texture maps. You can open them in PS and convert to PNG/JPEG but it would be nice to have them work with Dimenion right away.

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  15. Share with password

    Hello I would like to share my designs with others so that they need to have a passwork to access the work.

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  16. Allow user to put the "Tool options" back in the "view control bar" above the canvas, please.

    Dimension used to have the "Tool options" in a "view control bar" above the canvas. With an update, the "Tool options" was moved to a pop-out window attached to the toolbar.

    PLEASE make an option for users to move the "Tool options" back to the "view control bar".

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  17. Double-click the Zoom tool in the toolbox.

    Display images at 100% -Double-click the Zoom tool in the toolbox.
    Fit an image to the screen -Double-click the Hand tool in the toolbox.

    These options can be very useful when we are changing canvas size and want to center canvas

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  18. Make import textures easier to find

    ability to add textures without having to sign into libriries

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    For applying to a material channel, you can double click the material to edit it, open the image for the channel (such as color, roughness) then use the file browser folder icon to browse for an image. We can certainly find a way for this to be more upleveled!

  19. Import PTC (prt, asm ) file

    Please add PTC ( prt, asm ) files for adobe so that we can add models made in PTC Creo.

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  20. Assets Used Panel

    This may already exist but it would be nice to have a section that has which lighting and other options (such as material) has been chosen.

    For when you can't remember what you have chosen!

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