Save Enscape settings with scene.

  • Saving settings somehow in the model is of course great in the sense of working reasonably. Even an inexperienced colleague would be able to support you without having to understand or do any setting detail. Even pre-assembled SU templates could be possible so

    In this context I liked the setting principle of Artlantis Render, which also saves all setings per camera. That alone is great, but even better is that you can import the settings directly from an existing other render model into your current model. The big disadvantage there is that you can't easily share these settings because you would have to share the entire render file. Within one office organization this is certainly not a problem, but even more so with external partners or on forums.

    From this experience I also support the "in model save per scene" variant with the additional settings file export option, as it already exists.

    For storing, I think the location of the sketchup file is ideal, probably because each of us has an idea and remembers this used set design.

  • +1

    Enscape already has the concept of saved positions (views). What we need is an extra button to save the current settings for that saved view. That would also allow more useful batch export.


    Saved settings should include at least

    all settings on tab 1, 2 and 3 of the settings dialog, time of day and sun overrides (ctrl+u/i and shift+u/I).

  • +1

    Enscape already has the concept of saved positions (views). What we need is an extra button to save the current settings for that saved view. That would also allow more useful batch export.


    Saved settings should include at least

    all settings on tab 1, 2 and 3 of the settings dialog, time of day and sun overrides (ctrl+u/i and shift+u/I).

    +1 (what is meant by "sun overrides" ?)

  • Try holding ctrl+u or ctrl+i or c'shigt+u and shift+i. We use this often to get the sun in the perfect position. Not geographically correct but that's often not a concern.


    The problem is that enscape doesn't remember this setting so it's hard to recreate the same shot later (when we want to show the updated design).

  • +12
    It would be very usefull that the settings are saved by scene.

    Example:

    -When i work with two scenes one is at night time and one is at daylight. i need a different exposure value in every scene.

    -Night time scene could look much better with less clouds then a daylight scene.


    All the setting (general, image and atmosphere) that can be controlled by setting presets are specific to each scene!

    If these settings will be saved per scene and in the model would be great!:)


    In our office, we work with multiple licenses and multiple systems therefore it's important to save by scene and model.

  • Thanks a lot for your feedback and a warm welcome to our forum! :) I've gladly added a further upvote to the topic! ;)

  • Since it's been a year since I first commented/upvoted on this, I figured I would check back in. Any progress on this (saving the Enscape setting with individual sketchup files)? If not, could I please get another upvote added for this?