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displacement map problem

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03-31-2007 03:11 PM
When I make a displacement map, I get some weird displacement thing going on when I render it in Maya.
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Re: displacement map problem

03-31-2007 03:30 PM in reply to:

seems that your bitdepth is too low to cover your displacement informations.
Check your search distance (if working in 16 bit space). It should be as close as possible to your highRes surface.
If that doesn`t solve your problem try to extract your details in floating point space.
Mental ray can render both, 16 and 32bit displacement maps.

Have a look on this. It`s not totally uptodate but should cover some of these issues :

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Re: displacement map problem

04-01-2007 05:47 AM in reply to:
Now I am getting a new set of problems:
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