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  1. Reflect/Mirror/Flip 3d Object

    I need ability to duplicate and relection 3d element. Right now if we duplicate 3d stuff on the left and want it the same look and position on the right - reflected look. It is impossible to get the look using rotation orbit.

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      2 comments  ·  Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 2D > 3D Modeling (Lathe, Extrude, Loft)

      Similar to conventional 3D software, Felix should have the ability to create 3D images from 1/2D wireframes. ie. a 1D line is drawn (a circle), the 1D drawing is filled to create 2nd dimension. The 2D shape is then scaled from surface to create a cylinder (3rd dimension). This offers a much more methodical and flexible approach to creating wireframes/models. Further example: using a series of curved lines to create a tapered bottle wireframe (like a shampoo bottle that is crimped at the top). The user is then able to then create a mesh that follows this curved lines >…

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        0 comments  ·  Modeling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 12 votes
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          under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Materials  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Preview UV Map

          I'd like to be able to preview the UV Maps of the object and do some changes to the UV map.

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            14 comments  ·  Materials  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Step and Repeat (Clone/Array)

            It would be very usefull if designers could "step and repeat" objects in 3 dimensions to create a "store" visualisation effect. Important issue is that only one object can be modified. If the "master" object is changed, all objects in the "step and repeat" group should be automatically updated.

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              2 comments  ·  Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Render and design at the same time

              It would be nice to render while designing.

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                under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Camera Animation

                The ability to animate the camera to move over time. Moving by keyframe or along a path in 3D space.

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                  under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Animation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Export for VR

                  It would be nice to be able to do rapid prototyping integration for VR testing of 3D spaces before going to Unity 3D to build. Could add as an output option to render equirectangular pngs. Then you could plug in the phone similar to XD prototyping to view on device and/or in a cardboard viewer.

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                    4 comments  ·  Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Support for 3D Printing

                    STL files and dimensions (metric and imperial) for 3D printing. Manipulation of shapes from anchor points not just scaling. Extruding off of faces
                    Separate a group of faces from an object to produce 2 different solids without the use of subtraction.

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

                      Thanks for the suggestions! Just as an FYI we generally track each feature individually, so we do have suggestions for STL support and add/subtract meshes to make new shapes, for example. Might suggest voting on those!

                      3D printing is definitely something we’re keeping in mind!

                    • Multiple View WIndows

                      It will be helpful to have different view panel layout on screen while creating file- top/front/3D view together

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

                        Work for multiple view windows hasn’t begun and is still in review. While we understand the value of multiple viewports we have a good bit of work to do on improving the one viewport we currently have. We’re focusing on the current composition, bookmark and render experience for this year but will probably start looking into multiple cameras and viewports more next year.

                      • Add bump map/texture

                        It would be a good idea to add bump map/ edit texture UVs feature

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                          under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Materials  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Custom Render layers

                          It would be extremely helpful to be able to set up render layers with alpha channel for each Model, model sub component and material. This makes post work in PS much quicker and precise. Re-rendering also is much quicker if a layer can be swapped out - rather than a full re-render of the scene.

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                            8 comments  ·  Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Use Rulers

                            Can we get rulers?

                            10 votes
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                              under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Custom UV Mapping for Decals

                              A way to fix UV mapping or the ability to choose specific faces to apply decals to. I'm working with complex shapes and decals are currently not cooperating with me

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

                                Hello! In our next release we’ve added automatic UV generation and error fixing so if you have a model with no UVs or that we detect UV errors you’ll get a prompt to resolve the issue.

                                This process is currently fully automatic and we are not yet adding manual UV mapping and controls. Once the new feature is out we’ll continue to evaluate providing manual custom UV controls.

                              • Export Videos

                                Once there is animation support it would be great to export in video.

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                                  under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Multiple monitor support

                                  When using multiple monitors, i would like to move my pallets to a second monitor.. it seems they are locked into the single view mode. I would especially like to see the preview window moved off of my art-board. some people utilize more than one monitor and would like to see their designs in full screen.

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

                                    Thanks for the suggestions everyone! We (Adobe as a whole) are considering the next generation of User Interfaces, so this is a discussion that is being taken very seriously across the company. I’d love specific examples of the things you like to dock/undock and why.

                                  • 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.

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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. :)

                                    • Better Selection Tools (Marquee, Lasso, Paint Select)

                                      Specifically selecting just parts of the model to be able to have different textures or cut out part of the model perhaps. See attached for an idea of what might be accomplished with this. Please give me feedback on if this is already a feature. Thank you.

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                                        3 comments  ·  Selection  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Great suggestion! We definitely want to allow for much more customized selections in the future. You said you’d like to cut out part of the model as well, can you say more about what you mean? Do you want to ‘cut it out’ as a new model?

                                      • Render Time Limit

                                        It would be useful to set a period of time for the render to use. Combined with my earlier idea, a render queue, you would be able to get a set number of renders at a set time. Very useful in the creative world where deadlines are frequent and always closing in.

                                        I've added a quick scene being rendered on a MacBook Pro (Late 2013 top spec, i7 quadcore 2,6, 16GB ram, GT750M 2GB), medium quality, 1024x768, with a snapshot taken at 30 minutes. It's still going, about 40 minutes now, not much difference in quality, so a way to…

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                                          5 comments  ·  Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Import 3DM files from Rhino

                                          Support Rhino 3dm. Files please

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