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 ====== SplineLand Manual ====== ====== SplineLand Manual ======
-SplineLand is a plugin for Autodesk 3ds Max that helps to generate topographically accurate terrains from a set of splines. Without SplineLand it is almost impossible to achieve accurate results in 3ds Max. Now you can do it quickly, in just a few clicks your topographical data can become a terrain. ​ Splines can be topographic contours in one plane each, or they can have any arbitrary geometry. ​+[[http://​rendering.ru/​ru_en/​splineland.html|SplineLand]] is a plugin for Autodesk 3ds Max that helps to generate topographically accurate terrains from a set of splines. Without SplineLand it is almost impossible to achieve accurate results in 3ds Max. Now you can do it quickly, in just a few clicks your topographical data can become a terrain. ​ Splines can be topographic contours in one plane each, or they can have any arbitrary geometry. ​
 SplineLand includes the following functions: SplineLand includes the following functions:
   * Creation of precise and topologically correct relief   * Creation of precise and topologically correct relief
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 ===== System requirements ===== ===== System requirements =====
-3ds Max versions: ​2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 1012, 2013, 2014 all 32 or 64 bit+3ds Max versions: 2009, 2010, 2011, 1012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 all 32 or 64 bit
  
 3ds Max Design: all 3ds Max Design: all
  
-If you use V-Ray: V-Ray 1.5 (RC5 - no animated proxy, SP1- SP6), V-Ray 2 SP1, V-Ray 2.2, V-Ray 2.3, V-Ray 2.4 - 32 or 64 bit (beta releases should also work) +OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, 8, 10 all 32 and 64 bit.
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-OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, 8 all 32 and 64 bit.+
  
 **Please note:** **Please note:**
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 Users are provided with the same installation file for both Workstation and Render node Users are provided with the same installation file for both Workstation and Render node
  
-**SplineLand.exe**+**SplineLand-x.xxx.exe**
  
 Workstation can be used only when license is properly installed, and provides access to all SplineLand options. Workstation can be used only when license is properly installed, and provides access to all SplineLand options.
  
-If SplineLand does not find license file it switches itself to Rendernode mode and only can open and render files created with MultiScatter ​Workstation.+If SplineLand does not find license file it switches itself to Rendernode mode and only can open and render files created with SplineLand ​Workstation.
  
 Rendering is available both locally and over network. Rendering is available both locally and over network.
  
-To install the program you need to run the SplineLand.exe with the administrator rights. (In windows 7 right click "run as administrator"​) ​**even if you are logged in as admin**. ​+To install the program you need to run the **SplineLand-x.xxx.exe** with the administrator rights. (In windows 7 right click "run as administrator"​)
  
  ​{{:​splineland:​01.jpg?​nolink| Installation wizard}}  ​{{:​splineland:​01.jpg?​nolink| Installation wizard}}
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  ​{{:​splineland:​04.jpg?​nolink| Check paths}}  ​{{:​splineland:​04.jpg?​nolink| Check paths}}
  
-The setup wizard will automatically select destination folder for 3ds max. Check the path where 3dsmax ​is installed and correct it if needed.+The setup wizard will automatically select destination folder for 3ds max. Check the path where 3ds max is installed and correct it if needed.
  
  ​{{:​splineland:​05.jpg?​nolink| install log}}  ​{{:​splineland:​05.jpg?​nolink| install log}}
  
-Check that no error messages in setup result window +"Run R&D Group License Tool" is automatically selected, you only need to run it and activate once, there is no need activate again if you are updating plugin, unless it prompts you during usage.
 ===== Registration ===== ===== Registration =====
-Start the SplineLandRegistration32x.exe ​ or SplineLandRegistration64x.exe ​ utility (for 32-bit or 64-bit systems accordingly) 
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-**Please make sure you always use the registration utility which is supplied with the particular version of SplineLand** 
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- ​{{:​splineland:​06.jpg?​nolink| SplineLand registration utility}} 
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-Choose the hard disk to be linked with the SplineLand license (linking with external USB storage, Flash drives and network drives is not supported). 
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-Press the «Get Your ID File» button and save *.id file on your hard disk under any name you like. 
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- ​{{:​splineland:​07.jpg?​nolink| SplineLand registration utility}} 
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-Send this file to mail@rendering.ru (or your reseller). Please attach copy of you receipt or order number to avoid any delays in communication. 
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-In the nearest time (usually within 24 hours) you will get an email from us (or your reseller) with *.key license file attached. Save this file in convenient location. Start SplineLandRegistrationXX.exe utility again and press the «Apply Key File» button. 
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-In the dialogue box select the *.key file you received from us. With this registration procedure is over. 
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-In case of license malfunction errors (which can be caused by disk formatting, re-installation of the operating system or components replacement) you are free to address the developer at any time. Please make sure you download latest version from our forum and generate new *.ID file. Send it to mail@rendering.ru to get your updated *.Key file 
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-However, we reserve the right not to issue a new license in case of total replacement of a PC if the registration request is submitted more often than once in half a year.  ​ 
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-ATTENTION! Please always try to email from the same email address you used when you purchased the plug-in. If we can’t find your e-mail address from which you sent the ID file in our database and there is no explanation and receipt or order number in you email, your request may not be processed! 
  
-Please always attach you receipt or order number to avoid any delays in communication.+**please see** http://docs.rendering.ru/​en:​cerber-protection
  
 ===== Uninstall ===== ===== Uninstall =====
-To uninstall SplineLand, just remove Landform.dlm from  /Plugins folder in your 3ds max installation location.+To uninstall SplineLand ​versions 1.0.7 and below, just remove Landform.dlm from  /Plugins folder in your 3ds max installation location.
  
 +For versions 1.034 and above please run Uninstall tool
 ===== Installing for network or distributed rendering ===== ===== Installing for network or distributed rendering =====
 For network rendering just install the same file **SplineLand.exe**. Installation procedure is the same as for the Workstation,​ but skipping Registration process. **Rendernodes do not require registration.** For network rendering just install the same file **SplineLand.exe**. Installation procedure is the same as for the Workstation,​ but skipping Registration process. **Rendernodes do not require registration.**
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 install 1 machine with the **exe** file then copy following file to other rendernodes from that machine carefully (provided they are identical machines): install 1 machine with the **exe** file then copy following file to other rendernodes from that machine carefully (provided they are identical machines):
  
-\plugins\Landform.dlm\\+\plugins\SplineLand.dlm\\
  
 ====== Getting started ====== ====== Getting started ======
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 ===== Dll errors ===== ===== Dll errors =====
   * Error Loading Dlls   * Error Loading Dlls
-  * Dll failed to initialize+  * Dll failed to initialize.
   * Error sode 126 - The specified module could not be found   * Error sode 126 - The specified module could not be found
  
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