Using Archvision RPC with nXtRender

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RPC (Rich Photorealistic Content) are image-based objects that can be inserted into your model and rendered. Popular RPC objects include people, cars, and plants. Some RPCs are 2D "cutout" objects which automatically orient themselves to a view. Others are 3D textured models.

Downloading the Plugin
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In order to use ArchVision RPC in nXtRender for AutoCAD you must download and install the AVAIL plugin from ArchVision’s [website]. Be sure to install the version of the plugin which most closely corresponds to your version of AutoCAD. The plugin provides an interface within AutoCAD for downloading, inserting, and editing content.

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Rendering an RPC car with nXtRender for AutoCAD
How the RPC object appears when selecting it from the ArchVision Prime channel in AVAIL:
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How the RPC object appears when placed in an AutoCAD drawing:
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How the RPC objects render using nXtRender for AutoCAD: Note the color difference (car was originally orange when dragged in from AVAIL. You can quickly change the paint color using the ArchVision Editor or in nXtRender.
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Always use the RPC's "Cast Reflections" switch when working in nXtRender for AutoCAD. Shadows and reflections will not be correct unless this switch is set.
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Using ArchVision RPC with nXtRender for Revit

See also

nXtRender Add-ons