Author Topic: Corona for Cinema 4D Help Center / Documentation Updates  (Read 4122 times)

2023-03-17, 14:28:10

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This thread serves as a support team changelog, where we will be periodically listing our Help Center and Documentation Portal updates (and more).

New in Corona 10 daily builds:
- You can now control clouds color by adjusting sun color. Affected articles:
How to add daylight in Corona for C4D
How to use Corona Sky Clouds - C4D
Corona Sky

- You can now place a camera inside a volume (even if it's an object) or at the interface of multiple volumes (e.g. air and water):
New Volume Resolving in Corona 10
Camera inside volumes playground thread

- Updated NVIDIA AI Denoiser errors article:
NVIDIA GPU AI Denoiser Errors


Other:
- Added a guide, How to create basic materials in Corona for C4D:
How to create basic materials in Corona for C4D

- updated Corona for C4D activation guide:
Activating Corona for Cinema 4D

- We have started a forum cleanup process to make sure all important user reports are addressed correctly, move some threads to the appropriate forum sections, remove spam, etc.

- Created a new article covering issues with dot ( . ) vs comma ( , ) issues in the Corona VFB and how to resolve them (generally, there should be no issues with this anyway):
Entering decimal values in VFB Tone Mapping does not work

- Added a short Cosmos changelog in:
Chaos Cosmos

- other minor fixes


Note: if you spot any issues, something isn't working, or you would like to share any kind of feedback with us - please contact us here.


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2023-05-11, 15:20:35
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The displacement guide now also includes C4D content:
How to use displacement?

Added a new article:
Creating basic materials

(forgotten in the previous entry) This guide also applies to C4D (currently 3ds Max screenshots only):
How to correctly combine Corona Mapping Randomizer, Triplanar, and Normal maps?

(common for Max and C4D) New error message - Corona Decal "Affect Base" only works with Corona Physical Mtl:
Affecting only a part of a base material with a Decal material is only supported if both materials are Corona Physical Materials.

Updated LightMix articles (it is now possible to set up LightMix by layers):
Documentation Portal
and
Help Center


Note: if you spot any issues, something isn't working, or you would like to share any kind of feedback with us - please contact us here.



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2023-06-19, 13:34:48
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New error message: Corona Decal "affect base" option only works when using the Corona Physical Material:
- Affecting only a part of a base material with a Decal material is only supported if both materials are Corona Physical Materials.

Updated tone mapping articles (mostly with info that ACES OT is in the stack by default):
- Help Center
- Documentation Portal

Updated articles on the Corona Proxy:
- Help Center
- Documentation Portal

Added a new article:
- Corona Preferences Window

Updated Interactive Rendering articles to include the "IR Subsampling" option:
- Help Center
- Documentation Portal

Added an article listing all DOF Highlights Solver error messages:
 - DOF Highlights Solver Error Messages


Note: if you spot any issues, something isn't working, or you would like to share any kind of feedback with us - please contact us here.
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2023-07-05, 14:59:53
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Updated the "How to use Depth of Field" guide with the new DOF Highlights Solver info:
- Help Center

Included the new DOF Highlights Solver in Render Settings > Performance Settings documentation:
- Documentation Portal

Updated/simplified the manual installation guide:
- Help Center

Updated information on Corona Decal "Affect Base" options:
- Playground Thread
- Help Center
- Documentation Portal

Added updates related to Corona 10 inside-medium rendering and physical size to the Corona Camera articles:
- Documentation Portal

Added minor updates to the Corona Scanned Mtl article:
 - Documentation Portal

Added minor updates to the Corona Pattern article
- Documentation Portal

Moved commonly used abbreviations from the Help Center to the Documentation Portal:
- Documentation Portal


Note: if you spot any issues, something isn't working, or you would like to share any kind of feedback with us - please contact us here.


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2023-07-26, 17:44:47
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Created a simple documentation for the Corona 10 Benchmark:
- Documentation Portal

Updated the Corona Lister article:
- Documentation Portal

Updated the VFB article:
- Documentation Portal

Updated the IR article:
- Documentation Portal

Moved render stamp variables article from the Help Center:
- Documentation Portal

Created a basic documentation for the tonemapping operators:
- Documentation Portal

Updated multiple articles with the new Corona 10 alpha options for volumes:
- https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRC4D/Corona+Physical+Material
- https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRC4D/Corona+Legacy+Material
- https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRC4D/Corona+Shadow+Catcher+Material
- https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRC4D/Corona+Volume+Material
- https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRC4D/Corona+Scanned+Material
- https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRC4D/Corona+Sky
- https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRC4D/Corona+Volume+Grid




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2023-10-20, 15:25:50
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Corona Benchmark - added clarification on the ray/s unit on multiple pages - https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRBENCH/Using+Corona+Benchmark

Various maintenance updates such as new renders/screenshots:

Help Center:
V11 Bump/Normal Filtering (C4D content coming soon!) - https://support.chaos.com/hc/en-us/articles/19161682524305
Orthographic camera and screen size displacement - https://support.chaos.com/hc/en-us/articles/18026265850385
Commandline rendering - https://support.chaos.com/hc/en-us/articles/14696502141073
Chaos Scatter (multiple pages) - https://support.chaos.com/hc/en-us/articles/4953600578065
Light Types - https://support.chaos.com/hc/en-us/articles/4528304737553
Getting rid of excessive noise - https://support.chaos.com/hc/en-us/articles/4528247036305
How many passes is enough? - https://support.chaos.com/hc/en-us/articles/4528236666257
Adaptivity - https://support.chaos.com/hc/en-us/articles/4528323634705
Max Sample Intensity - https://support.chaos.com/hc/en-us/articles/4528507399441

Documentation:
The Shaders Page - https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRC4D/Shaders
Corona Preferences - https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRC4D/Corona+Preferences
Corona Performance Settings - https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRC4D/Performance+Settings
Corona Bitmap Shader - https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRC4D/Corona+Bitmap+Shader
Chaos Scatter - https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRC4D/Chaos+Scatter
Corona Mapping Randomizer Shader - https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRC4D/Corona+Mapping+Randomizer+Shader
Corona Lister - https://docs.chaos.com/display/CRC4D/Corona+Lister

Note: if you spot any issues, something isn't working, or you would like to share any kind of feedback with us - please contact us here.
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2023-12-06, 16:45:07
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Mostly Corona 11 updates:

Updated Chaos Scatter articles with the new features and UI screenshots:
- Help Center

Created a new article for the Corona Tile Map:
- Documentation Portal

Updated the Multimap article with information on the new Tile ID mode:
- Documentation Portal

Updated the Mapping Randomizer article with information on the new Tile ID mode:
- Documentation Portal

Created a new article on the new bump/normal filtering in Corona 11:
- Help Center

Updated the Corona Physical Mtl article with the new filtering options:
- Documentation Portal

Updated the Corona Skin Mtl article with the new filtering options:
- Documentation Portal

Updated multiple articles with information on the new Intel denoiser:
- How to use denoising? - Help Center
- System Requirements - Help Center
- Interactive Rendering - Help Center
- Interactive Rendering - Documentation Portal
- General Settings Tab - Documentation Portal
- Performance Settings Tab - Documentation Portal

Updated the Corona Image Editor articles with a new CIE batch processing script:
- Documentation Portal

Added short notes about Pyro
- Help Center
- Documentation Portal

Added information about the Displacement Tag to the Corona Lister article:
- Documentation Portal

New error message article: OIDN: No device with CUDA support available.
- Help Center

New error message: Tile Map's custom pattern could not be parsed. Problem is in the following row.
- Help Center

...plus various other updates and changes to keep all articles up to date. We are also working on a few remaining articles which will be shared here soon.

Note: if you spot any issues, something isn't working, or you would like to share any kind of feedback with us - please contact us here.


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