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GrowFX 1.8.5 Beta version is now available


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Hi Everyone,

 

We have prepared a new beta version, it's available to customers only.

 

What's New in GrowFX 1.8.5 Beta:

 

+ Added full compatibility with 3ds Max 2013 and 3ds Max Design 2013 (32 and 64-bit);

+ Improved algorithm for wind animation;

+ Added Highlighted paths mode;

+ Added new options Align width and Along edge in the UVW Mapping rollout for the Leaves mesh;

+ Smooth growth of ending point for Noise direction modifier;

+ Added ability to disable calculations (for opening crashed scenes);

To do this click Start menu > All programs > Exlevel > GrowFX for 3dsMaxXXXX XX-bit > Disable calculations.

+ Correct copying a path name when you copy the path;

+ Multi select paths for deleting and highlighting;

+ Don't open the message window every time;

+ Some minor bugs are fixed.

 

A detailed description and user manual will be available later.

 

Here's some examples:

 

Align width and Along edge is off:

UVWMappingLeaves_1.png

 

Align width is on, Along edge is off:

UVWMappingLeaves_2.png

 

Both Align width and Along edge is on:

UVWMappingLeaves_3.png

 

 

Highlighted paths mode enabled:

HighlightedPathsMode_1.jpg

 

 

Cheers

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An element name will become incorrect if a previous scene is loaded by 3ds Max 2013. :wacko:

Maybe, it is a unicode problem of 3dsMax 2013.

 

I am checked on 3ds Max 2013 English and Japanese Language mode on Windows Japanese.

 

Before 3dsMax 2012 with no problem.

 

(Exlevel WillowTree_1.max library loaded image)

2012-05-11_153717.jpg

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Hi Eduard,

 

Thank you for this release. I appreciate you being prompt with updating GrowFX to support 2013.

 

I have also noticed that opening a file in 2013 that was initially created in 2012 swaps to using the Japanese language. I am from Australia and using the English language. This issue does not occur when creating a new GrowFX object in a fresh 2013 scene.

 

It's not a big deal, but I thought I would flag this also.

 

Thanks again,

 

Leon

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