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Lights Query and Edit Wizard

Lights Query and Edit Wizard

Query and Edit Lights in Model


The Lights Query and Edit Wizard makes it easy to find, examine, and edit the artificial lights you have placed in your SketchUp Model for rendering with IRender nXt.


This new dialog, available from the Query and Edit Lights in Model button on the Lights Tab of the IRender nXt Options Wizard allows you to select, view, and edit lights in your model.

  • See: Lights Query and Edit Wizard


Find Lights

This model has two ceiling lights, a floor lamp created, a point light on top of a small cylinder, and a light on the left wall made by applying Object Properties to a face on the wall.

Query lights sample-1.jpg

When I load the Light Query and Edit Wizard, I get this:

Query and edit 1.jpg

Overview

  • The type, wattage, and location of each light is displayed in the area at the top of the Wizard.
  • Model Lights in list - use the radio buttons to restrict the display to only certain types of lights.
  • Refresh - click this to reload lights if you change your model

Highlighted Light

The area in the lower left displayed more information about the light you have highlighted in the list of lights (by clicking on it).

Highlighted Light

Use these functions to Select the light you have highlighted in the list of lights (by clicking on it)

  • Select - select just this light.
  • Select and Zoom - select the light and zoom in on it.
  • Edit - load the IRender nXt editor for the light to change wattage, color, etc.
Editing Highlighted Lamp


Container for Highlighted Light

If the light is contained in a component or group this will select that component or group and/or zoom in on the container.


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