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Question about Dune Maker macro

Started by X-PaX, February 07, 2005, 03:13:25 am

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This weekend I've experimented with the Dune Maker macro from manleystanley.

I've downloaded the macro from http://www.terranuts.com

Now my question:
World Machine needs a very long time (approx. 9 Minutes) to build a 2049x2049 world.
When I hit the yellow preview button, World Machine crashes. Only the green build world button works, but as mentioned above it tooks a very long time.

Is this normal?


Forgot to say. Here is the picture shared at Renderosity

Hope the link works. Could not upload the picture to my homepage at the moment.


Mh... The preview button has (for me) become useless since v0.99. It builds the world up to the selected device (if I remember well). You say WM crashes when you hit it, but does it crash or does it freeze ?
You should only use the green button.
About the huge rendering time, if you edit the macro, you can see that two erosion devices and two thermal weathering devices : Both are the devices which require the longest rendering time...


Hmmm. I think that World Machine crashes when I hit the Preview Button. The focus lays on the dune maker macro when I hit the button.

But when, as you've mentioned, the dune maker macro uses erosion and weathering devices, I think the long building time is okay.

Thank you for this information.

By the way:
What do I need, if I want to edit macros or take a look at the code?


As far as editing macros all you need is the regestered WM. Seeing the codes is a nother matter.
"What forest? All I see are fricken trees"


No need to register ! Just right-click on the macro and select "Edit Macro Components"...


Ralph, your no sales man  :lol:
But there are certain comonents that are only avalible in the regestered version. Not sure if you could do anything with these with the unregestered version.


yes me again. Odd, this site must log me off everytime I leave, logged in earlyer, didn't think I would have to log in again :o
"What forest? All I see are fricken trees"


I've also problems with the login. I hit "log in" and enter my name and passwort. But after that I wasn't logged in. So I hit "log in" again.
After that the log in works.

I've to keep the information in my mind that I have to log in twice  :wink:
It is difficult to see if you're logged in or not.


I think it has something to do with this forum program. I have the same problem on the FMS site, and it's the same forum prog.
"What forest? All I see are fricken trees"


I have uploaded my picture to my Homepage now.
Here is the URL-Link:

I think the picture is a bit to large to show it directly here.

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