Import Crowd Shaders

The Import Crowd Shaders Tool allows to load shaders from a Maya scene. The shaders are loaded without any namespaces.

Creation

The Import Crowd Shaders Tool is executed every time a new Character File is loaded in a Entity Type node but it is also possible to call it implicitely:

  • Golaem Shelf: 
  • Crowd Render Menu: Import Crowd Shaders
  • MEL command: glmCheckAndImportShaders;

Tool Settings

If shaders listed in the Character Maker are missing in the scene, the following dialog will pop-up:

If no shaders listed in the Character Maker are missing in the scene, the following dialog will pop-up:

Aswering "Yes" will display a file dialog to load a Maya scene containing the required shaders. It is also possible to use the Check Render Settings Tool to see which shaders are missing in the scene.