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SaturnX
08-10-2012, 05:40 AM
I'm not sure if this is a bug or I've not activated a hidden option somewhere.

I've tried both LW11 and LW11.02 and they both do the same thing.

SaturnX
08-15-2012, 03:41 PM
Been working around this prob the past couple of days. So it's not too bad.

I've noticed that the instanced geometry attached to the particles are infact seen in a preview render, but only inside the particle emitter bounding box.
I have a gang of musical notes weaving around the shot via particles and I'm using Path wind to control them. The openGL screen works fine and the main render works fine. But the preview render won't render the instances outside the emitter. In regards to timing etc, it's been tricky not being able to see these guys in a motion preview.

PS: It's a pleasant experience being able to finally instance geometry on particles these days !