Introduction to Maya - Rendering in Arnold
This course will look at the fundamentals of rendering in Arnold. We'll go through the different light types available, cameras, shaders, Arnold's render settings and finally how to split an image into render passes (AOV's), before we then reassemble it i
# 1 24-02-2007 , 07:40 AM
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no mental ray in render settings

when i was working on a tutorial to make a Glass shader and i was just about to make some render engine settings i went up to choose Mental ray in the "render using" scroll window. but it wasnt there!

i know i havent done any weird new settings and ive also reinstalled everything but still it isnt there.. why?

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# 2 24-02-2007 , 07:51 AM
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Very easy user added image that should help:
go to window -> settings/preferences -> plug-in manager and then select Mayatomr.mll
That happens sometimes user added image

# 3 24-02-2007 , 07:55 AM
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ok i will try that.. right now im trying to reinstall it again cuz i had some wierd files in the Mentalray folder, i think it was a Skin shader that didnt work.. if the reinstall doesnt work i will try it ty for the quick answer

# 4 24-02-2007 , 10:24 AM
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try searching the forums b4 u post. these r common issues.
rtm too.

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