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julos
05-14-2003, 03:35 AM
I just bought Lightwave two days ago especially beacause of the lightwave 8 announcement.
I was wondering how is the upgrade coming, is it a new box with the new manual or is it just a download ?

And do we have to ask for it or is it sent by default ?

Capt Lightwave
05-14-2003, 06:00 AM
I guess we'll have to wait and see...

Major upgades usually comes in a box with manual(s) so....that's my guess.

mattclary
05-14-2003, 06:03 AM
I just upgraded myself. Chuck said it would be done by download in his original post in the "Community" section (it's still near the top of the list if you want to read it). As long as I can get the software and at least a pdf of the manual, I'm good. Of course it would be nice to have a hard copy manual.

hrgiger
05-14-2003, 07:08 AM
I'm sure that any users of LW 8 will receive a CD and a hard copy manual.

And don't forget the Lightwave T-shirt Newtek.;)

julos
05-14-2003, 07:44 AM
Major upgades usually comes in a box with manual(s)
ahh that's reassuring :)
I really look forward to this release, i'm starting to like the software very much.

Chuck
05-14-2003, 08:25 AM
The free upgrade to [8] is by download, including the reference manual in electronic form. Those eligible for the free upgrade who want the CD and hardcopy materials for LightWave [8] will be able to purchase a Convenience Upgrade, most likely to be priced at $99US.

julos
05-14-2003, 08:26 AM
thanks a lot chuck ! :)

hrgiger
05-14-2003, 08:34 AM
That seems pretty fair. Considering NT is nice enough to give you a free upgrade from as far back as April 1st.

mattclary
05-14-2003, 11:10 AM
Thanks for the response, Chuck! I was hoping we could buy a hard-copy for somewhere in that neighborhood! Glad we're on the same wave-length!

LeeK
05-14-2003, 11:27 AM
Any idea of what the upgrade cost would be to us non-free-upgrade 7.5 users? ;)

mattclary
05-14-2003, 11:47 AM
Ballpark $395