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AutoCAD FBX models quickimporting?

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I want to know if it's possible to get leadwerks to do this automatically when an fbx is imported:

  • look for embedded or referenced materials/textures (does not seem to work by default)
  • set scaling for the model to 1.01 units to 10.1 cm
  • show up correctly when inspected in preview tool

I'm using autocad 2015 to make the models and materialize/texture them but it's awkward to import them.


Thanks in advance.

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It appears the model is huge and its origin is not on the model itself but far away. Suggest placing the origin at the corner of the model and scale down the model before exporting. Also, this model does not have the UVs properly mapped (actually appears there are no UVs at all).


As a reference, one square in the grid is 100x100 meters.


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There is no obvious origin to begin with, but i can move the object to the origin.

As i can't determine the proper scaling i defaulted to millimeters.


And i did not bother with UVmaps as this is a sample object which i will most likely replace later.



Edit: preview fixed, still not sure about the scale

Edit2: i tried different scaling and i think i hit a usable ratio


#Solved (except for the automatic materials import that leadwerks does not support)

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Leadwerks uses cm.


The Leadwerks Editor's default grid dimensions are in centimeters. "The Leadwerks Engine uses a scale of one unit space = one meter. Therefore, a centimeter is 0.01 units, a millimeter is 0.001 units, and so forth." Engine commands that require distance or position values are in meters.

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