View Full Version : adding different plugins using the same name

03-06-2003, 07:56 AM
I just bought Swift3D version 2 and I'd like to keep both version 1 and 2 running in layout. But the version 2 .p file (Swift3DLW.p) as well as the added plugins (Swift 3D Render Frame, Swift 3D Render Options, etc) have the same name in both versions. So adding the new plugin automatically replaces the older plugins.

I already tried changing the name of the .p file, but that didn't work, as it still replaced my plugins in stead of adding them.
Does anyone have a suggestion?


03-06-2003, 08:46 AM
Only a difficult one:
You could try manually editing your Lightwave Extensions 3 Prefs file to have both versions, pointed at in different directories. It may or may not work, so save a copy of the file before trying this!

03-06-2003, 09:42 AM
Alas! It didn't work. pointing the same plugin-name to two different locations resulted in 1 plugin pointing to the last named location, renaming the plugin-names caused Layout to crash imediately after accessing the plugin

But...thanks for replying!