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 The plug-in best used where large amount of geometry required, but without great accuracy. The plug-in best used where large amount of geometry required, but without great accuracy.
  
- {{ :​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern_for_maya.png?​700 | User interface}} + ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern_for_maya.png?​700| User interface}}
  
 latest versions can be found on our [[http://​forum.rendering.ru/​viewforum.php?​f=26|forum]] latest versions can be found on our [[http://​forum.rendering.ru/​viewforum.php?​f=26|forum]]
  
-**Example Scenes** 
-  * [[http://​cgdo.ru/​rdgroup/​VRayPatternForMaya/​vraypattern_test.mb|vraypattern_test.mb]] 
-  * [[http://​cgdo.ru/​rdgroup/​VRayPatternForMaya/​VRayPattern_simple_grass.mb.zip|VRayPattern_simple_grass.mb.zip]] 
- 
-**Quick Start** 
-  * Create VRayPattern Node: Create -> R&D Group -> VRayPattern 
-  * Select base polygon object, select VRayPattern and press "​Attach"​ button near "Base Object"​. Object must have UV! 
-  * Select pattern polygon object, select VRayPattern and press "​Attach"​ button near "​Pattern Object"​. 
-  * Press "Fit Crop Box" button. Edit crop box with "Crop Size" attribute or using manipulator with "Show manipulator tool". 
-  * Press render. 
 ====== System Requirements ====== ====== System Requirements ======
-  +__Operating system:__
-__Operating system:​__ ​+
   * **Windows**   * **Windows**
 +  * **Linux**
   * **Mac OS X**   * **Mac OS X**
-  * **Linux** ​+
  
 __Maya versions:__ __Maya versions:__
   * **Windows**:​ 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014   * **Windows**:​ 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
-  * **Mac OS X**: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 
   * **Linux**: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014   * **Linux**: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
 +  * **Mac OS X**: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  
-__V-Ray versions:​__ ​+__V-Ray versions:__
   * **Windows** / **Linux** / **Mac OS X**: 1.5, 2.0, 2.2, 2.3. 2.4   * **Windows** / **Linux** / **Mac OS X**: 1.5, 2.0, 2.2, 2.3. 2.4
  
 __Architecture:​__ __Architecture:​__
   * **Windows**:​ 32/64 bit   * **Windows**:​ 32/64 bit
-  * **Mac OS X**: 32/64 bit 
   * **Linux**: 64 bit   * **Linux**: 64 bit
 +  * **Mac OS X**: 32/64 bit
  
 **NOTE**: **NOTE**:
   * User must be able to obtain root permissions (for Linux or OS X, using //sudo//, for example) to install **VRayPattern For Maya**.   * User must be able to obtain root permissions (for Linux or OS X, using //sudo//, for example) to install **VRayPattern For Maya**.
  
-====== ​Registration ​======+====== ​Windows ​======
  
-All iCube R&D Group plugins have the same registration procedure. +===== Installation on Windows=====
-=====Windows===== +
-please see** http://​docs.rendering.ru/​en:​cerber-protection+
  
-=====Linux=====+ ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern-install-1.png?​nolink| VRayPattern for Maya installer}}
  
-Please make sure you always use the registration utility which is supplied with the particular version of the product.+Read the license agreement carefully. If you accept ​the license ​the click “I Agree” otherwise press “Cancel”:​
  
-Open your preferred terminal application and start the registration utility: + {{:vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern-install-2.png?nolink| VRayPattern for Maya installer}}
-<​code>​ +
-$ cd ~/​where/​you/​have/​unpacked/​the/​archive +
-./​tools/​ProductNameRegistration +
-</​code>​+
  
-This will generate an **//​ProductName_<​UserName>​_<​Date>​.id//​** file on your Desktop.+Choose Maya version, V-Ray version and the architecture:​
  
-Send this file to [[mail@rendering.ru|mail@rendering.ru]] (or your reseller). **Please, attach copy of you receipt or order number to avoid any delays in communication.**+ ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern-install-3.png?nolinkVRayPattern for Maya installer}}
  
-In the nearest time (usually within 24 hours) you will get an email from us (or your reseller) with ***.lic** license file attached. Save this file on your hard disk.+Check installation paths
  
-Start again the registration utility with the path to the license file argument like:+ ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern-install-4.png?​nolink| VRayPattern for Maya installer}} 
 + 
 +Start Maya and enable **Load** and/or **Auto load** in Window -> Settings/​Preferences -> Plug-in Manager for the **VRayPattern** plug-in. 
 + 
 +  
 +===== Activation on Windows ===== 
 +please see: http://​docs.rendering.ru/​en:​cerber-protection 
 + 
 +===== Installation on Windows DR nodes ===== 
 +Copy **vray_VRayPattern.dll** from //​MAYA_ROOT/​vray/​vrayplugins// ​to //​VRAY_STANDALONE/​vrayplugins//​ (or //​MAYA_ROOT/​vray/​vrayplugins//​) on render nodes. 
 + 
 +For example, from: 
 +<​code>​C:​\Program Files\Autodesk\Maya2012\vray\vrayplugins</​code>​ 
 +to:\\ 
 +<​code>​C:​\Program Files\Chaos Group\V-Ray\Standalone\vrayplugins</​code>​ 
 + 
 +===== Uninstall ===== 
 +To uninstall VRayPattern use the uninstaller:​ Start menu > R&D Group > VRayPattern For Maya > Uninstall 
 + 
 +====== Linux ====== 
 +===== Installation On Linux ===== 
 +Please, make sure that you've downloaded the latest version of the plug-in from our [[http://​forum.rendering.ru/​viewforum.php?​f=26|forum]] 
 + 
 +Unpack ​the archive, open your preferred terminal application,​ obtain root permission 
 + 
 +Installer has a graphical interface on all supported platforms:
 <​code>​ <​code>​
-cd ~/​where/​you/​have/​unpacked/​the/​archive +sudo -i 
-./​tools/​ProductNameRegistrationRegistration /​path/​to/​license/​file.lic+# VRayPatternForMaya-x.xxx.run
 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-or manually copy this file to //​~/​.config/​RDGroup/​ProductName.lic//​ like this:+or you can also run text installation mode
 <​code>​ <​code>​
-mkdir -p ~/​.config/​RDGroup/​ +sudo -i 
-$ cp /​path/​to/​license/​file.lic ~/.config/​RDGroup/​ProductName.lic+# VRayPatternForMaya-x.xxx.run --mode text
 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-=====OS X===== 
  
-Please make sure you always use the registration utility which is supplied with the particular version ​of the product.+Select ​you Maya/V-Ray versions and copy the plugins. Here is an example for the default paths of Maya 2013 and V-Ray 2.3: 
 +<​code>​ 
 +# cp workstation/​maya/​2013/​23/​x64/​VRayPatternForMaya.bundle /​Applications/​Autodesk/​maya2013/​Maya.app/​Contents/​MacOS/​plug-ins 
 +# cp workstation/​maya/​2013/​23/​x64/​libvray_VRayPattern.so /​Applications/​Autodesk/​maya2013/​vray/​vrayplugins/​ 
 +</​code>​
  
-Open your preferred terminal application and start the registration utility:+Install ​the Maya UI files:
 <​code>​ <​code>​
-/Library/RDGroup/bin/VRayPatternForMayaRegistration+# cp ui/AEVRayPattern.mel ​/Applications/Autodesk/​maya2013/​Maya.app/​Contents/​scripts/​AETemplates 
 +# cp ui/​rdgroupVRayPattern.mel /​Applications/​Autodesk/​maya2013/​Maya.app/​Contents/​scripts/​ 
 +# cp ui/​rdgroupMenu.mel /​Applications/​Autodesk/​maya2013/​Maya.app/​Contents/​scripts/​ 
 +# cp ui/​rdgroupProc.mel /​Applications/​Autodesk/​maya2013/​Maya.app/​Contents/​scripts/
 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-This will generate an **//ProductName_<UserName>​_<​Date>.id//** file on your Desktop.+**NOTE**: 
 +  * Change the installation paths depending on your setup 
 +  * # - means that command should be executed with root permissions 
 +  * Default V-Ray plugins path before Maya 2013 is  
 +<​code>​ 
 +/Applications/Autodesk/​maya<MAYA_VERSION>/Maya.app/Contents/vray/​vrayplugins/​ 
 +</​code>​
  
-Send this file to [[mail@rendering.ru|mail@rendering.ru]] (or your reseller). **Please, attach copy of you receipt or order number to avoid any delays in communication.**+===== Activation on Linux ===== 
 +please see http://docs.rendering.ru/​en:​cerber-protection
  
-In the nearest time (usually within 24 hours) you will get an email from us (or your reseller) with ***.lic** license file attached. Save this file on your hard disk.+===== Installation On Linux Batch Render Nodes ===== 
 +Run installer and choose "​Batch"​
  
-Start again the registration utility with the path to the license file argument like:+or copy files manually 
 + 
 +Download full archive [[http://​files.rendering.ru/​vraypattern_for_maya/​VRayPatternForMaya-FULL-latest.zip|here]] (150mb), Select you Maya/V-Ray versions and copy the plugin files: 
 + 
 +e.g.
 <​code>​ <​code>​
-/Library/RDGroup/bin/VRayPatternForMayaRegistration ~/Desktop/yourlicensefile.lic+# cp plugins/batch/maya2012_vray22_x64/​VRayPattern.so /​usr/​autodesk/​maya2012-x64/bin/plug-ins/ 
 +# cp plugins/batch/​maya2012_vray22_x64/​libvray_VRayPattern.so /​usr/​autodesk/​maya2012-x64/​vray/​vrayplugins/​
 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-or manually copy this file to //​~/​.config/​RDGroup/​ProductName.lic//​ like this:+===== Installation On Linux DR Nodes ===== 
 +For V-Ray "​Distributed Render"​ node installation you only need to copy V-Ray plugin:
 <​code>​ <​code>​
-$ mkdir -p ~/.config/RDGroup/ +# cp libvray_VRayPattern.so /usr/autodesk/maya2012-x64/vray/vrayplugin/
-$ cp /path/to/license/file.lic ~/​.config/​RDGroup/​ProductName.lic+
 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-===== Notes =====+===== Uninstall ​=====
  
-In case of license malfunction and errors (which can be caused by disk formatting, reinstallation 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 ***.lic** file.+====== OS X ====== 
 +===== Installation on Mac OS X =====
  
-However, we reserve the right not to issue a new license in case of total replacement of a PC if the  + ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern-install-osx-1.png?nolink| VRayPattern for Maya OS X installer}}
-registration request is submitted more often than once in half a year.+
  
-**ATTENTION! Please always try to email from the same email address you used when you  +Read the license agreement carefully. If you accept ​the license the click “I Agree” otherwise press “Cancel”:​
-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.**+ ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern-install-osx-2.png?nolink| VRayPattern for Maya OS X installer}}
  
-**You don't need a license for Batch and DR nodes**.+Choose Maya version, V-Ray version ​and working mode:
  
 + ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern-install-osx-3.png?​nolink| VRayPattern for Maya OS X installer}}
  
-======Linux / Mac======+Check installation paths
  
-Please, make sure that you've downloaded the latest version of the plug-in from our [[http://​forum.rendering.ru/​viewforum.php?f=23|forum]] ​+ ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:vraypattern-install-osx-4.png?nolinkVRayPattern for Maya OS X installer}}
  
-Here is an example file structure of the **VRayPattern For Maya** for Linux Mac OS X archive: +Start Maya and enable ​**Load** and/or **Auto load** in Window -> Settings/​Preferences -> Plug-in Manager ​for the **VRayPattern** plug-in.
-  ​* **workstation** – plugins ​for artist workstation +
-  ​* **batch** – plugins for batch render nodes +
-  * **ui** – scripts for Maya +
-  * **tools** – registration tools+
  
-=====Installation on Mac===== 
  
-Unpack the archive, open your preferred terminal application,​ obtain root permission and start  +In case of problems with installer you can download full archive ​[[http://files.rendering.ru/vraypattern_for_maya/VRayPatternForMaya-FULL-latest.zip|here]] (150mb)
-coping files: +
- +
-<​code>​ +
-$ sudo -i +
-# cd ~/where/you/have/unpacked/​the/​archive +
-</​code>​+
  
 Select you Maya/V-Ray versions and copy the plugins. Here is an example for the default paths of Maya 2013 and V-Ray 2.3: Select you Maya/V-Ray versions and copy the plugins. Here is an example for the default paths of Maya 2013 and V-Ray 2.3:
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 # cp ui/​rdgroupProc.mel /​Applications/​Autodesk/​maya2013/​Maya.app/​Contents/​scripts/​ # cp ui/​rdgroupProc.mel /​Applications/​Autodesk/​maya2013/​Maya.app/​Contents/​scripts/​
 </​code>​ </​code>​
- 
  
 **NOTE**: **NOTE**:
   * Change the installation paths depending on your setup   * Change the installation paths depending on your setup
   * # - means that command should be executed with root permissions   * # - means that command should be executed with root permissions
-  * Default V-Ray plugins path before Maya 2013 is <​code>/​Applications/​Autodesk/​maya<​MAYA_VERSION>/​Maya.app/​Contents/​vray/​vrayplugins/</​code>​ +  * Default V-Ray plugins path before Maya 2013 is  
-======Usage======+<​code>​ 
 +/​Applications/​Autodesk/​maya<​MAYA_VERSION>/​Maya.app/​Contents/​vray/​vrayplugins/​ 
 +</​code>​
  
-  - In menu chooseCreate -R&D Group -> VRayPattern. +===== Activation on Mac OS X ===== 
-  - VRayPattern logo will appear. Use it to select VRayPattern. ​+Open your preferred terminal application and start the registration utility: 
 +<code
 +$ /​Library/​RDGroup/​bin/​VRayPatternForMayaRegistration 
 +</​code>​
  
-===== Parameters Description =====+This will generate **//​ProductName_<​UserName>​_<​Date>​.id//​** file on your Desktop.
  
- {{ :​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern_ae.png?300}}+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.**
  
 +In the nearest time (usually within 24 hours) you will get an email from us (or your reseller) with ***.lic** license file attached. Save this file on your hard disk.
 +
 +Start again the registration utility with the path to the license file argument like:
 +<​code>​
 +$ /​Library/​RDGroup/​bin/​VRayPatternForMayaRegistration ~/​Desktop/​yourlicensefile.lic
 +</​code>​
 +
 +or manually copy this file to //​~/​.config/​RDGroup/​ProductName.lic//​ like this:
 +<​code>​
 +$ mkdir -p ~/​.config/​RDGroup/​
 +$ cp /​path/​to/​license/​file.lic ~/​.config/​RDGroup/​ProductName.lic
 +</​code>​
 +
 +===== Installation On OS X Batch Render Nodes =====
 +Run installer and choose "​Batch"​
 +
 +or copy files manually
 +
 +Download full archive [[http://​files.rendering.ru/​vraypattern_for_maya/​VRayPatternForMaya-FULL-latest.zip|here]] (150mb), Select you Maya/V-Ray versions and copy the plugin files:
 +
 +e.g.
 +<​code>​
 +# cp plugins/​batch/​maya2012_vray22_x64/​VRayPattern.so /​usr/​autodesk/​maya2012-x64/​bin/​plug-ins/​
 +# cp plugins/​batch/​maya2012_vray22_x64/​libvray_VRayPattern.so /​usr/​autodesk/​maya2012-x64/​vray/​vrayplugins/​
 +</​code>​
 +
 +===== Installation On OS X DR Nodes =====
 +For V-Ray "​Distributed Render"​ node installation you only need to copy V-Ray plugin:
 +<​code>​
 +# cp libvray_VRayPattern.so /​usr/​autodesk/​maya2012-x64/​vray/​vrayplugin/​
 +</​code>​
 +
 +====== Usage ======
 +
 +  -In menu choose: Create -> R&D Group -> VRayPattern.
 +  -VRayPattern logo will appear. Use it to select VRayPattern.
 +  ​
 +**Quick Start**
 +  * Create VRayPattern Node: Create -> R&D Group -> VRayPattern
 +  * Select base polygon object, select VRayPattern and press "​Attach"​ button near "Base Object"​. Object must have UV!
 +  * Select pattern polygon object, select VRayPattern and press "​Attach"​ button near "​Pattern Object"​.
 +  * Press "Fit Crop Box" button. Edit crop box with "Crop Size" attribute or using manipulator with "Show manipulator tool".
 +  * Press render.
 +  ​
 +===== Parameters Description =====
 + ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern_ae.png?​300| Parameters}}
  
   * **Base Object** - Surface on which geometry will be propagated.   * **Base Object** - Surface on which geometry will be propagated.
   * **Render Base Object** - Quick way to turn off the visibility in rendering of the base object.   * **Render Base Object** - Quick way to turn off the visibility in rendering of the base object.
   * **Pattern Object** - Propagated object.   * **Pattern Object** - Propagated object.
-  * **Render Original Pattern Object** - Quick way to turn off the visibility in rendering of the original object of propagating. ​ +  * **Render Original Pattern Object** - Quick way to turn off the visibility in rendering of the original object of propagating.
   * **Crop Size** - Size of the crop box of propagated geometry. All objects outside of the box – are ignored. Crop box also defines the repeating period of the geometry.   * **Crop Size** - Size of the crop box of propagated geometry. All objects outside of the box – are ignored. Crop box also defines the repeating period of the geometry.
   * **Fit Crop Box** - Fit crop box within geometry saving rotation   * **Fit Crop Box** - Fit crop box within geometry saving rotation
-  * **Height** - Height multiplier of the propagated geometry.  +  * **Height** - Height multiplier of the propagated geometry. 
-  * **Shift** - Displacement of the geometry against surface normal’s, which is covered by propagated geometry. ​+  * **Shift** - Displacement of the geometry against surface normal’s, which is covered by propagated geometry.
   * **Surface Renderable** - Ability to quickly switch visibility of the surface in render.   * **Surface Renderable** - Ability to quickly switch visibility of the surface in render.
   * **Map. Channel** - Map channel on the basis of which the geometry will be propagated.   * **Map. Channel** - Map channel on the basis of which the geometry will be propagated.
   * **Use Real World** - Work in real scale.   * **Use Real World** - Work in real scale.
-  * **Tiling U/V** - Mapping multiplier by U/V axis. +  * **Tiling U/V** - Mapping multiplier by U/V axis.
   * **Polygon ID From/To** - Range of polygon IDs of the surface on which propagation is happening.   * **Polygon ID From/To** - Range of polygon IDs of the surface on which propagation is happening.
   * **Random Segment Count** - Enables to split multiplying geometry into several parts and multiply these parts randomly on surface elements.   * **Random Segment Count** - Enables to split multiplying geometry into several parts and multiply these parts randomly on surface elements.
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 <​code>​VRayPattern:​ Incorrect license!</​code>​ <​code>​VRayPattern:​ Incorrect license!</​code>​
  
-If you were having Maya running while applying a license, make sure to restart Maya after it.+If you were having Maya running while applying a license ​key, make sure to restart Maya after it
 + 
 +In case of license malfunction and errors (which can be caused by disk reformatting,​ re-installation of the operating system or components replacement) you are free to address the developer at any time by sending your request for a new license key to mail@rendering.ru. 
 + 
 +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.
  
-In case of license malfunction and errors (which can be caused by disk reformatting,​ re-installation of the operating system or components replacement) you are free to address the developer at any time by sending your request for a new *.key file to the e-mail [[mail@rendering.ru|mail@rendering.ru]]. ​ 
  
-However, in the case of total replacement of a computer by a new one new license is not provided more often than once in half a year.  
 ===== Installation error ===== ===== Installation error =====
  
-  * Make sure Maya is not running, please double check in task manager too.  +  * Make sure Maya is not running, please double check in task manager too. 
-  * Make sure you are installing with the administrator rights (on Windows 7 right click “Run as administrator”) . +  * Make sure you are installing with the administrator rights (on Windows 7 right click “Run as administrator”) .
   * Make sure you choose right installation path.   * Make sure you choose right installation path.
  
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