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  ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern_for_maya.png?​700| User interface}}  ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern_for_maya.png?​700| User interface}}
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 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:__
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 __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**.
  
-======Installation ====== +====== Windows ====== 
-===== Installation on Mac =====+ 
 +===== Installation ​on Windows===== 
 + 
 + ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern-install-1.png?​nolink| VRayPattern for Maya installer}} 
 + 
 +Read the license agreement carefully. If you accept the license the click “I Agree” otherwise press “Cancel”:​ 
 + 
 + ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern-install-2.png?​nolink| VRayPattern for Maya installer}} 
 + 
 +Choose Maya version, V-Ray version and the architecture:​ 
 + 
 + ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern-install-3.png?​nolink| VRayPattern for Maya installer}} 
 + 
 +Check installation paths 
 + 
 + ​{{:​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 ​and start +Unpack the archive, open your preferred terminal application,​ obtain root permission
-coping files:+
  
 +Installer has a graphical interface on all supported platforms:
 <​code>​ <​code>​
 $ sudo -i $ sudo -i
-cd ~/​where/​you/​have/​unpacked/​the/​archive+VRayPatternForMaya-x.xxx.run
 </​code>​ </​code>​
 +
 +or you can also run text installation mode
 +<​code>​
 +$ sudo -i
 +# VRayPatternForMaya-x.xxx.run --mode text
 +</​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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 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-   +===== Activation on Linux =====
-====== Registration ====== +
-All iCube R&D Group plugins have the same registration procedure. +
- +
-===== Windows ​=====+
 please see http://​docs.rendering.ru/​en:​cerber-protection please see http://​docs.rendering.ru/​en:​cerber-protection
  
-===== Linux =====+===== Installation On Linux Batch Render Nodes ===== 
 +Run installer and choose "​Batch"​
  
-Please make sure you always use the registration utility which is supplied with the particular version of the product.+or copy files manually
  
-Open your preferred terminal application ​and start the registration utility:+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>​
-$ cd ~/where/you/have/unpacked/the/archive +# cp plugins/batch/maya2012_vray22_x64/VRayPattern.so ​/usr/autodesk/​maya2012-x64/​bin/​plug-ins
-./tools/ProductNameRegistration+# cp plugins/​batch/​maya2012_vray22_x64/​libvray_VRayPattern.so /​usr/​autodesk/​maya2012-x64/​vray/vrayplugins/
 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-This will generate an **//​ProductName_<UserName>​_<​Date>.id//** file on your Desktop.+===== Installation On Linux 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>​
  
-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.**+===== Uninstall =====
  
-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.+====== OS X ====== 
 +===== Installation ​on Mac OS X =====
  
-Start again the registration utility ​with the path to the license file argument like:+ ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern-install-osx-1.png?​nolink| VRayPattern for Maya OS X installer}} 
 + 
 +Read the license agreement carefully. If you accept the license the click “I Agree” otherwise press “Cancel”:​ 
 + 
 + ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern-install-osx-2.png?​nolink| VRayPattern for Maya OS X installer}} 
 + 
 +Choose Maya version, V-Ray version and working mode: 
 + 
 + ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern-install-osx-3.png?​nolink| VRayPattern for Maya OS X installer}} 
 + 
 +Check installation paths 
 + 
 + ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern-install-osx-4.png?​nolink| VRayPattern for Maya OS X installer}} 
 + 
 +Start Maya and enable **Load** and/or **Auto load** in Window -> Settings/​Preferences -> Plug-in Manager for the **VRayPattern** plug-in. 
 + 
 + 
 +In case of problems ​with installer you can 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 plugins. Here is an example for the default paths of Maya 2013 and V-Ray 2.3:
 <​code>​ <​code>​
-$ cd ~/where/you/have/unpacked/the/archive +# cp workstation/maya/2013/23/x64/VRayPatternForMaya.bundle ​/Applications/​Autodesk/​maya2013/​Maya.app/Contents/MacOS/plug-ins 
-./tools/ProductNameRegistrationRegistration ​/path/to/license/file.lic+# cp workstation/maya/2013/23/​x64/​libvray_VRayPattern.so /​Applications/​Autodesk/​maya2013/​vray/​vrayplugins/​
 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-or manually copy this file to //​~/​.config/​RDGroup/​ProductName.lic//​ like this:+Install the Maya UI files:
 <​code>​ <​code>​
-$ mkdir -p ~/.config/RDGroup+# cp ui/AEVRayPattern.mel /Applications/Autodesk/​maya2013/​Maya.app/​Contents/​scripts/​AETemplates 
-cp /path/to/license/file.lic ~/.config/RDGroup/ProductName.lic+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>​
  
-===== OS X ===== +**NOTE**: 
- +  * Change ​the installation paths depending on your setup 
-Please make sure you always use the registration utility which is supplied ​with the particular version of the product.+  * # - 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>​
  
 +===== Activation on Mac OS X =====
 Open your preferred terminal application and start the registration utility: Open your preferred terminal application and start the registration utility:
 <​code>​ <​code>​
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 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-This will generate ​an **//​ProductName_<​UserName>​_<​Date>​.id//​** file on your Desktop.+This will generate **//​ProductName_<​UserName>​_<​Date>​.id//​** file on your Desktop.
  
-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.**+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. 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.
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 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-===== Notes =====+===== Installation On OS X Batch Render Nodes ===== 
 +Run installer and choose "​Batch"​
  
-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.+or copy files manually
  
-Howeverwe reserve ​the right not to issue a new license in case of total replacement of a PC if the +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:
-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 +e.g
-purchased the plug-in. If we can’t find your e-mail address from which you sent the ID file in +<​code>​ 
-our database and there is no explanation and receipt or order number in you email, your +# cp plugins/batch/maya2012_vray22_x64/VRayPattern.so /​usr/​autodesk/​maya2012-x64/​bin/​plug-ins
-request may not be processed!** +# cp plugins/batch/​maya2012_vray22_x64/​libvray_VRayPattern.so /​usr/​autodesk/​maya2012-x64/​vray/​vrayplugins/​ 
- +</​code>​
-**Please always attach you receipt or order number to avoid any delays in communication.** +
- +
-**You don't need a license for Batch and DR nodes**+
- +
-====== Linux and Mac ====== +
- +
-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]] +
- +
-Here is an example file structure of the **VRayPattern For Maya** for Linux Mac OS X archive: +
-  * **workstation** – plugins ​for artist workstation +
-  * **batch** – plugins for batch render nodes +
-  * **ui** – scripts for Maya +
-  * **tools** – registration tools+
  
 +===== 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 ====== ====== Usage ======
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   -In menu choose: Create -> R&D Group -> VRayPattern.   -In menu choose: Create -> R&D Group -> VRayPattern.
   -VRayPattern logo will appear. Use it to select 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 ===== ===== Parameters Description =====
  ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern_ae.png?​300| Parameters}}  ​{{:​vraypattern-maya:​vraypattern_ae.png?​300| Parameters}}
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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 =====
  
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