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FAQ: OctaneRender for DAZ Studio - FAQ link collection

Postby linvanchene » Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:46 am

linvanchene Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:46 am
The intention of this thread is to provide a collection of links to further information about OctaneRender for DAZ Studio.

Step 1)

You can download the demos here:

- OctaneRender Standalone demo

- DAZ Studio plugin demo

https://home.otoy.com/render/octane-render/demo/

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Step 2)

Having a look at the OctaneRender Standalone manual first is recommended to get an understanding how materials and nodes work:

https://docs.otoy.com/Octane_Render_Por ... 5/Home.htm

Step 3)

The DAZ Studio plugin manual covers the plugin interface options.

https://docs.otoy.com/DAZ_Studio_Plugin ... Manual.htm

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Step 4)

Explore OctaneRender features based on your personal interests and projects:

- Video tutorials that illustrate basic OctaneRender workflows in the standalone:

https://docs.otoy.com/Octane_Render_Por ... dalone.htm

- Video tutorials playlist for OctaneRender for DAZ Studio

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... alOk_XNckJ

https://docs.otoy.com/Octane_Render_Por ... Studio.htm

- Official youtube channel for Otoy New Zealand

https://www.youtube.com/user/OtoyNZ

- Official tutorials that explain OctaneRender features

viewforum.php?f=51

- Official blog of plugin developer face_off

http://poserphysics.blogspot.ch/


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Frequently asked questions FAQ:

MFAQ Most frequent asked question:

Why are all objects in the OctaneRender viewport looking gray?


-> You may be either in the DUF or MAN material conversion state which does not automatically load materials of new scene objects. Switch to AUTO mode for automatic conversion of native DAZ Studio materials.

The material conversion states AUTO, DUF, MAN

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=41543&p=212955#p212955

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The following section is a work in progress.


First Steps:

- Installation and Activation (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRW5yo1 ... alOk_XNckJ

- Plugin Overview (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOEdXTQ ... kJ&index=2

- Basic Rendering (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Z1-K0x ... kJ&index=3



Materials:

- Displacement Mappings (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0boCE6 ... kJ&index=4

- Displacement maps in OctaneRender

http://poserphysics.blogspot.ch/2016/03 ... pport.html

- Materials and Shaders (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02PPIN2 ... kJ&index=6

- Guide: Octane Render Image Browser (ORIB) - Adding your frequently used textures or HDRI to favorites

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=52846/

- Creating templates for frequently used material types like skin

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=54497

- FAQ - Loading and converting DAZ Studio materials

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=41543/


- Sharing .duf material presets with OctaneRender materials

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=51431#p255966

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Environment:

- Using the OcDS plugins built in HDR presets

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=52836#p265783

- OcDS workaround - Matching Scenes to background image

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=53675

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Rendersettings:

- Matching Iray Image Settings

https://docs.otoy.com/?manual=manuals/p ... e-settings

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Lights:

- How do I create IES light?

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=52741#p265153/

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Noise:

- Settings that help to reduce noise in OctaneRender

http://poserphysics.blogspot.ch/2016/03 ... pport.html

- Using Region Rendering to focus on noisy areas

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=54401

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Instances:

- Instances (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06FyF7F ... kJ&index=5

Animation:

- Animating OctaneRender specific values in OcDS

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=52768

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Export to OctaneRender standalone:

- Exporting to OR standalone

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=52847#p265805/

- importing ORBX or .OCS in OctaneRender standalone

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=52847#p265818

- FAQ about OR standalone Node Graph Editor NGE workflows

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=52847&start=10#p278396

- FAQ: Rendering animated OcDS scenes in OR standalone

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=52847&start=10#p278519

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Compositing Computer Graphic Images with Photographs or Videos

- Hide Shadows - Matte Materials - Camera visibility - Visibility Control

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=51514

- How to use the render layer passes.

viewtopic.php?f=51&t=44267

- How to use the lighting passes

viewtopic.php?f=51&t=44350


- Understanding the difference between Refraction, SSS and Transmission passes

viewtopic.php?f=9&t=44943&p=222930#p222930

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User Interface:

- OcDS - Custom UI for DAZ Studio 4.9

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=53804

- Displaying OR related actions in the DS tool bar

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=54959&p=280646#p280836

- Adding OR related actions to DAZ Studio menu bar

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=54959&p=280646#p280646


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Database management:

- Cleaning up the OcDS preset database:

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=61289#p313602

DB Browser for SQLite

http://sqlitebrowser.org/

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DAZ Studio related:

- FAQ - DAZ Studio Libraries & Content Directory Manager

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=52892

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2017 - 12 - 21

- updated some links

If you find
- outdated links
- post or threads that should be added
please write me a PM or leave a comment.
Last edited by linvanchene on Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:54 am, edited 16 times in total.
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Re: FAQ: OctaneRender for DAZ Studio - FAQ link collection

Postby itou31 » Wed Jun 29, 2016 8:01 am

itou31 Wed Jun 29, 2016 8:01 am
Hi linvanchene,
Thanks very much for your contribution on helps on DAZstudio and the plugin.
A very good idea to group all information in one thread.
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Re: FAQ: OctaneRender for DAZ Studio - FAQ link collection

Postby face_off » Thu Jun 30, 2016 12:36 pm

face_off Thu Jun 30, 2016 12:36 pm
Yes, thank you - stickied.

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Re: FAQ: OctaneRender for DAZ Studio - FAQ link collection

Postby linvanchene » Mon Nov 21, 2016 8:17 am

linvanchene Mon Nov 21, 2016 8:17 am
- updates:

- Video tutorials playlist for OctaneRender for DAZ Studio

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... alOk_XNckJ

- Official youtube channel for Otoy New Zealand

https://www.youtube.com/user/OtoyNZ

- added links to individual videos

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