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Old 02-09-2003, 01:58 AM   #1
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Question Light Linking question

Greetings Mayaheads!

I have a light linking question.
I want to unlink my paint fx stroke (blowing grass) from a directional light but can't seem to find the option to do it, maybe it's not done from the light/object linking box?
please help!
thank you so much!:thumbsup:

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Old 02-09-2003, 02:46 AM   #2
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Racked my brain over this many a night...don't think there is a way right now to link or unlink lights from PaintFX strokes

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Old 02-09-2003, 03:06 AM   #3
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oh I'm sure theres is a way, even with a script or something that has to do with breaking the link from the light to the grass. I know it's difficult but I'm sure theres an answer somewhere out there. this forum has a huge collective intelligence

I'll keep trying but anything hints or tips or solutions would be great!

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If you really need it badly, you might just try rendering the PFX as a different layer and compositing in another program.
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For light linking you have to go to Window>relationship editor>Light linking>light centric. You will have 2 panels one with lights on the left and one with geomerty affected by the lights on the right.

IF you dont want a light to hit certain objects just deselect them on the right side.
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