lubbe75 wrote:Hi. I just found this plugin, and it is very very interesting. Is there any page describing what can be done and can't be done with the current version? If not I suppose I just have to read through all the threads here.
I'm afraid to say that a full descriptive page about the exporter does not exit, yet. You can refer to this
for a rough list of implemented features.
I will still try to get some quick answers to my questions:
* Does it handle curved surfaces?
SU2LUX exports Sketchup geometry as a list of triangles, so everything, including curves, work out of the box. If you need to use the NURBS primitive in LuxRender, well, you can't.
* Which material properties are supported. Colour for sure. What about
You just discovered colors
Textures are exported as well, but only diffuse maps are used. No support in the current version for other kinds of maps, such as bump, Wrt opacity, when you set it in a Sketchup material then it is exported as glass, but with no control by the user. The exporter lacks a material editor at this stage of development
Is there any trick to make something reflective or shiny in current version?
Besides manually editing your material (.lxm) file?
You can find the latest version in the repository, here:http://src.luxrender.net/su2lux/archive/tip.zip