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Chrizto
09-30-2008, 03:11 PM
If I'm posting in the wrong place, please whip me.

I've downloaded the following files:

LightWave_v9-Content.zip
Reflections.zip
LightWave_v9-Manual_Content.zip

Now where do I unzip these to get access to the content from LW?

PixelDust
09-30-2008, 03:27 PM
I think you can unzip them anywhere on your hard drive. It shouldn't matter - I usually unzip mine to "My Documents".

Also, I believe (I'm not totally sure) that LW 9.3 and up will prompt you to change your content directory if you don't have it set to the right folder when you load a scene or object.

RollerJesus
09-30-2008, 03:33 PM
The concept of a content directory can be quite confusing at first.

I recommend that you create a directory somewhere easy for you to rememeber, then open Layout, hit 'o' to bring up the options menu, click over to the "Paths" tab, click the Content Directory button and navigate to the folder you previously created.

Then click the "Create Directories" button and it will make all the subfolders you need.

Extract the contents of the zips to the "Content" folder you created and they should all fall into the right place. Objects in the Object folder, images in the Images folder, scenes in the Scenes folder, etc.

Best of luck!

Chrizto
09-30-2008, 04:04 PM
Thanks!
That's great.:thumbsup: