3D PDF not all materials render

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3D PDF not all materials render

Postby vamtastic » Tue May 31, 2016 9:11 pm

I am exporting a 3D PDF, and not all the materials render. I assume it is a problem where I have painted the components that have a "default" colour, and the rendering shows the "default colour rather than the material painted to them.
Is there a way to fix this?


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Re: 3D PDF not all materials render

Postby gstavish » Fri Feb 03, 2017 2:58 pm

I am having the same problem as vamstastic. I am using SketchUp Make 2017 and the 3D PDF Exporter. When I export my model to PDF, no textures (or materials like concrete, landscaping, etc.) appear in the model. They appear as gray/white. If If I export a model with solid colors and textures, the solid colors appear in the 3D PDF, but again, no textures. What gives?

I attached a simple SketchUp model I tried exporting and had this problem.
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Re: 3D PDF not all materials render

Postby SimLab » Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:33 pm

We will check the issue.

I just did a quick test with SimLab Composer and it was able to import the SKP file and export the 3D PDF file without an issue, so this can be a workaround until we check those models with the plugin.

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