Los Angeles LightWave Users Group

March 25 2018
Hello folks,

The agenda for this meeting: Tips and Tricks in LW 2018.
Among them will be demos of some free plugins.


 
Follow-up Information:

Smoothing Groups

Texture Baker

 
Some of the new tools in Modeler:
Search Layers - Allows setting of FG / BG layers from a searchable list
(Layers > Layer Utilities)

Find On Layer - Finds which layers polys reside on by setting the FG layer of any selected polys
(Layers > Layer Utilities)

Next Layer - Advances all selected FG layers by 1 but keeps any BG layers you had selected (until a selected FG layer replaces a BG layer)
(Layers > Layers)
Page Down hotkey re-assigned from 'Next Lyr Bank'

Prev Layer - Decreases all selected FG layers by 1 but keeps any BG layers you had selected (until a selected FG layer replaces a BG layer)
(Layers > Layers)
Page Up hotkey re-assigned from 'Next Lyr Bank'

Select All FG Layers - Selects all FG layers but keeps any BG layers you had selected
(Layers > Layers)

Select All BG Layers - Selects all BG layers but keeps any FG layers you had selected
(Layers > Layers)

Select FG Lyr Range - Fills foreground layers between two foreground layer selections
(Layers > Layers)

Select BG Lyr Range - Fills background layers between two background layer selections
(Layers > Layers)

Reassign Surface - Allows reassigning of surfaces based on a name search match
(Detail > Polygons > Reassign Surface)

Select Surfaces - Allows selection / deselection of surface names using a list of surfaces versus the single selection in the Stats panel
(Persistent Select Top Menu and Selection > Polygons)

Rotate To Axis - Allows rotation of geometry to XYZ axis using the normal of the first poly selected as a reference for rotation
(Modify > Rotate > More)

January 21 2018
Hello,

We are having our first meeting of the year on Sunday January 21st,
2018. As you know, LightWave 2018 was released on January 1st. In
fact, the first patch, LightWave 2018.0.1 was just released today.

For this meeting we are going to demo what's new in this version of
LightWave, with a special focus on Oliver Hotz's OD 2018 Tool Set.

This meeting is free and open to the public. Meeting starts at 2pm.
Snacks and drinks provided. We hope to see you there.

Meeting Place
Intervideo
2000 N. Lincoln St.
Burbank, CA 91504

Jessica Vitale
President
Los Angeles LightWave Users Group

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