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Title: 3D preview in New Window on MAC
Post by: Jo Kariboo on March 12, 2017, 03:48:08 PM
No idea if this has been reported to you in the past, but the function that allowed to have a second preview window still does not work with TG4 on Mac, at least not with me. This function is very convenient for the precise arrangement of vegetation object etc. With TG3 and earlier versions it worked very well.
Thank you for reading this message.  :D

Pierre
Title: Re: 3D preview in New Window on MAC
Post by: Oshyan on March 12, 2017, 05:38:59 PM
This is intentional, we had to remove the 3D Preview in New Window functionality due to the introduction of ray-traced preview (RTP). We will bring back this feature as soon as possible.

- Oshyan
Title: Re: 3D preview in New Window on MAC
Post by: Jo Kariboo on March 13, 2017, 02:49:29 AM
This is intentional, we had to remove the 3D Preview in New Window functionality due to the introduction of ray-traced preview (RTP). We will bring back this feature as soon as possible.

- Oshyan

Thank you Oshyan for your reply!
Title: Re: 3D preview in New Window on MAC
Post by: Jo Kariboo on February 07, 2018, 04:41:21 AM
No idea if this has been reported to you in the past, but the function that allowed to have a second preview window still does not work with TG4 on Mac, at least not with me. This function is very convenient for the precise arrangement of vegetation object etc. With TG3 and earlier versions it worked very well.
Thank you for reading this message.  :D

Pierre

Hi again,
I can't wait to be able to use this control.  ???
Title: Re: 3D preview in New Window on MAC
Post by: sboerner on February 12, 2018, 02:58:43 PM
I had missed this, too, and thought it had been left out as an oversight. Found this workaround: Right click on node network panel, select "Open in New Window." Right click on the new window, select "Open New 3D Preview in Tab."

There doesn't seem to be any RTP functionality in the new window. But, like you, I use the second window to help with object placement so it's not a problem.
Title: Re: 3D preview in New Window on MAC
Post by: Oshyan on February 13, 2018, 01:49:13 AM
It is intentionally removed/disabled due to issues with using multiple RTP windows. The workaround you found apparently avoids that. ;)

- Oshyan
Title: Re: 3D preview in New Window on MAC
Post by: Jo Kariboo on February 13, 2018, 11:43:00 AM
I had missed this, too, and thought it had been left out as an oversight. Found this workaround: Right click on node network panel, select "Open in New Window." Right click on the new window, select "Open New 3D Preview in Tab."

There doesn't seem to be any RTP functionality in the new window. But, like you, I use the second window to help with object placement so it's not a problem.

Hi sboerner!
Thank you for sharing your request, I appreciate very much.  :)
Title: Re: 3D preview in New Window on MAC
Post by: sboerner on February 13, 2018, 02:24:03 PM
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It is intentionally removed/disabled due to issues with using multiple RTP windows. The workaround you found apparently avoids that.

Thanks for the clarification, Oshyan. Please don't fix the workaround!  :) It's a good way to divide work over two screens and I use it a lot.

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Thank you for sharing your request, I appreciate very much.

You're very welcome!
Title: Re: 3D preview in New Window on MAC
Post by: Jo Kariboo on February 14, 2018, 12:06:37 AM
This is intentional, we had to remove the 3D Preview in New Window functionality due to the introduction of ray-traced preview (RTP). We will bring back this feature as soon as possible.

- Oshyan

Ok it will not be for tomorrow, it's almost a year!  :P