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bward
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Material Transparency and Shadows

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01-09-2013 06:48 AM

I would like to make a vertical sun shade have transparency of 25%. In effect it is translucent. When I do this, I loose the ability for the material to cast a shadow. I am not rendering this, only using the constant colors option. Can this be done and if so, how?

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Lance.Coffey
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Registered: ‎05-14-2010
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Re: Material Transparency and Shadows

01-10-2013 11:44 AM in reply to: bward

I found the following thread discussing this:

http://forums.augi.com/showthread.php?113482-transparent-massing-casting-shadows

 

Currently, if there is transparency applied to an element, it does not cast shadows in plan views (although it will cast shadows when rendered).



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