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Johnny
03-18-2006, 01:51 PM
I am working with a model in which I'm going to need to change one of the surfaces - which will be used to project a movie - yet still keep the old version of the same model.

I've tried making a copy of that model with the same name, but in layout, there are layer headaches (like which lights shine on which layers, etc.) which are a rats nest I'd rather not tangle with.

any advice on how to get multiple versions of a model which can be interchangeable with an existing scene file?

thank you!

J

Johnny
03-18-2006, 02:54 PM
OK..in a burst of enlightenment, it occurred to me that I could swap out the layer in question with another object or layer from another object in Layout, thereby preserving each object layer's surf integrity.

is this how this is done, or is there a better way?

J