Author Topic: Corona Null material  (Read 885 times)

2019-03-31, 11:27:51

romullus

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I would like to propose Corona Null material, that once assigned to an object, it would completely eliminate it from scene, as if it were hidden. Such material might not be useful on its own, but in combination with new the Corona Select material, it would become very handy scene management tool. Yes, i'm aware that one can already achieve same result with regular material and zero opacity or with empty rayswitch material, but this still degrades scene performance and thus is not ideal solution.
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2019-03-31, 21:09:56
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Not sure what the reason for this request is, but isn't setting the object's '.renderable' property off essentially the same thing?

2019-03-31, 21:23:58
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AFAIK object settings are not animateable and that makes very big difference.
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2019-03-31, 22:22:56
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You can animate the '.visibility' property though.

2019-03-31, 22:37:45
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Yes, but visibility doesn't do what i requested - even with visibility set to 0, object is still loaded at render time. It's no different than changing opacity at material level.
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