Display limit - solid and sweet

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    Götz Echtenacher

    The first question must be answered in the help - I know there is a maximum but not if there's a hard-wired limit. Pretty certain there is no option though.

    The second question is definitely a no.

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    Nigel Coxon

    Thanks Götz. I’ll have to track down some other software. Will try meshmixer to start with.

    i don’t think I get a support package on my three month license? How do I find out about the max triangles limit?

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    Götz Echtenacher

    Nope, no official suppport there.

    Well, did you try the forum search yet?

    And there is the in-program help - you need to use the flyout in the top right corner of each window to activate it...

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    Götz Echtenacher

    The info is under "Render Screenshots". There seems to be a fix limit...

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    Nigel Coxon

    Tried both those briefly, maybe I have to try some different searches. Lots of people saying they can’t use solid/sweet, but not referencing the 40m limit...maybe they turned off the alert? 40m isn’t actually that many triangles these days,so really hoping it can be adjusted...

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    Zuzana Ďuríčková CR

    Hello guys,

    you can find the limits for Real-time scene renderer in solid/sweet mode in the application 'Help - Learn More - Real-time Scene Renderer'. 

    The upper limit is 40 million triangles, and it is about 10% of the VRAM, specifically:

    • 8 million triangles for 1GB VRAM,
    • 16 million triangles for 2GB VRAM,
    • 31 million triangles for 4GB VRAM,
    • 40 million triangles for 6+GB VRAM.

    You can use a Clipping Box to display the model in solid/sweet mode by parts. It does not decimate the model, it is just the displaying tool. You will find the box in the Tools part of the 3D / SCENE context tab.

     

     

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    Grzegorz Pogorzelski

    Hi Zuzana, is there a particular reason you made it max of 40m triangles @ 6gb vram? I wonder, because these days computers have much much more.

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    Jaime Afanador

    Hi Zuzana, 

    I'm getting the same error, but i have a really good computer

    2x Xeon E5-2696 v4 

    128GB RAM

    GTX 1080 ti 11GB

    512GB SSD

     

     

    thanks

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    Andy Gradoville

    exactly the same issue. Paid for 3 months and getting nothing out of it. Something needs to change here or at least have some option to get something out of this. I need this for historical preservation information. Even when I try to use the section box I get the same error.

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    Jaime Afanador

    Hi Andy,

    The problems are some many triangles, my last configuration was with a gtx 1070, and i change it for the 1080 ti, and now works without problem.

    So for bigger areas you need a really good video card.!!

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    Andy Gradoville

    Ok....I recently purchased an 8 core boxx with a invidia Quadro P4000....should be very much capable. I am dealing with 1600+ photos from a drone coupled with 26 scan locations from a RTC360 laser scanner. Your software said it could do it and is a main reason why I chose to pay for a month license to try it out. All f the videos you show look great but wish I was seeing the same results

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    Rafa CR

    Hello Andy, 

    You have to use clipping box, and if you still get information that area is to big for the display then you have to make your clipping box even smaller. 
    Other solution is to simplify your model to around 39-40M triangles. 

     

     

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    Jindrich Plzak

    I have one question. Is possible increase display limit (solid view - 40m triangles),by connect second same GPU (SLI bridge)? Example two Geforce GTX 1080 8G = 16GB VRAM? Or buy one GPU with big VRAM (Geforce Titan etc.)? Thx.

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