mcjTileTex



Introduction

This script lets you take a texture image, with Daz Studio's tiling and offset parameters
and convert it into an image which can then be applied to the same surface
but with no tiling and no offset, or actually, with a Tiling of 1 by 1 and an offset of 0,0




History


August 9 2015 - Released v1


August 10 2015 - 3:41 pm Released v2 with the "be like preview" checkbox


August 10 2015 - 3:56 pm tested/corrected DS1/DS2 version


Installation



The script is in a zip package is found at the bottom of this page

unzip it in your daz content folder, typically 


C:\Program Files\DAZ\Studio\content\ 
or

C:\Program Files (x86)\DAZ\Studio\content\


once installed, it will appear in your content library, under Studio / Scripts / mcasual 


or


C:\Users\Public\Documents\My DAZ 3D Library\


once installed, it will appear in your content library, under My DAZ 3D Library / Scripts / mcasual
 



Pre-requisite : imagemagick

You must install the imagemagick utilities ( just what they call the binaries ) on your PC

http://www.imagemagick.org/script/binary-releases.php

we only need the convert.exe and the montage.exe utilities
Personally i always install them in c:\imagemagick
but C:\Program Files\ImageMagick is also good

Then, at least once, you must run the script
use the "Location of imagemagick" button
then browse to and select c:\imagemagick\convert.exe


USE


select an object in the scene

start the script


select one of that object's image maps

in the example here i selected the amylookaside.jpg map

it is used by the material named Default ( it's a primitive plane )

this image is 300x300 pixels, and is presently tiled 4x4 with a vertical and an horizontal offset of 0.33

it you look at the bottom, you see this will produce a 1200x1200 pixels image since 4 x 300 = 1200


click the GO button

specify where the new texture will be written and which filename and filetype will be used

in the example, the script will suggest we place it in the same folder as amylookaside.jpg

but with the name Default_amylookaside.jpg

And 1 second later you get your re-tiled image!



Note that even if you re-tile an image, the same copyright restrictions apply as the ones placed on the original texture


The "Be Like Preview" option

when you use a vertical tiling lower than 1 tile, the 3Delight render 

will not show tiling that looks like the one you see in the 3D  viewport

to fix this, use the "Be like preview" option 






License

by mCasual/Jacques 

You can use this script freely for personal or commercial use.

You may not sell, resell, sub-license or rent this script in any way.

you may credit this script  to mCasual/Jacques

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE
FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE,
ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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mcjTileTex.zip
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mCasual Jacques,
Aug 10, 2015, 12:57 PM
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