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Offline rowan

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Where for art thou mental ray
« on: August 20, 2009, 01:04:13 AM »
So here's the thing, mental ray disappears, from the render options box but also the materials selection ... thing... Sometimes it's there and sometimes it isn't, and it seems to be not just a matter of closing and re-opening maya, but almost like a bad hair day where it just refuses to show up. Strangeness no?

1 - why did it abandon me in my hour of need?
2 - how do I get it back?

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Re: Where for art thou mental ray
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2009, 01:19:06 AM »
Ok, Its really quite simple you just need to tick a box again, so here is how to navigate to it.

Window> Settings/Preferences> Plug-in Manager

Scroll down and Tick Mayatomr.mll, both bits and refresh and close.

Mental Ray will reappear.
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Re: Where for art thou mental ray
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2009, 12:53:24 PM »
This is probably the most common rendering 'problem' we seem to have on the forum - there's already a previous thread on it. Just remember to go through the archives for solutions in the future :)
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