Working with projects and setting the content directory


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Working with projects and setting the content directory

If you learn nothing else when working with LightWave, at least learn the content directory. Hopefully, you will learn a little bit more than that. I am going to press D on the keyboard. It calls up the Preferences, and if you go into the Paths tab, you have this big nice panel of preferences you can set. This is one of the most important things to learn when you start working with LightWave. It's one of the things I get emails on mostly. People load up a scene and they say, "The scene is broken. I can't find everything." This is why: if the content directory is not set up properly, your scenes cannot find their objects and the objects cannot find their images.

You have to remember that when you save an object that's what saves all the textures. When you save a scene that's what saves all the objects and light positions and motions. So, just keep that in mind. To set the content directory, just hit the Content Directory button and point to whatever that folder is. ...

Working with projects and setting the content directory
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Working with projects and setting the content directory provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dan Ablan as part of the LightWave 10 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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LightWave
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