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Posted: Fri, 15th Oct 2004, 3:05am

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swatdojo

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(feels stupid) i posted what was supposed to go here in the general chat...
welllllll my question was about a pluggin i made. i've been using alamdv2 demo for a while and i'm considering buying it, i created two pluggins of a flying lightsaber and a nightcrawler effect. but when i installed it there were black pixels everywhere around the object. how do i fix this?

thx
-dojo-
Posted: Fri, 15th Oct 2004, 3:54am

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Ryan

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You probably used black transparent for the paint type. If so, the black must all be exactly 0, so you must use a uncompressed file format like .tiff. That should fix the problem.
Posted: Fri, 15th Oct 2004, 3:57am

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swatdojo

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W00T! i knew i had done something wrong! when i rendered it in 3d i had just used the default background. it was sent on a light black instead of zero

thx!!!
dojo
Posted: Fri, 15th Oct 2004, 7:23am

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Rawree

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If you're using a 3D program to make the plugin, it's best to render it to a tiff with an alpha channel and then use the overlay ink so that it doesn't take away any black parts of the model.
Posted: Sat, 16th Oct 2004, 12:01am

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swatdojo

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hey check the matrix bullet trail post by me