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What's New in Version 5 

 

New Features 

 

Fixes 

  • Clustering followed by strand frizz on a deforming mesh causes popping
  • Length modifier applies to strands with group 0 in all cases
  • Cloning object with SurfaceCombModifier does not preserve sinks
  • Texture coordinates not passed to V-Ray when using Hair from Mesh Strips
  • Clustering takes too much time for many strands due to Max array storage
  • Use guide distance and guide distance options in HFG don't do anything
  • Collapse All for a large hair stack sometimes crashes Max
  • SDK zip file is missing required headers
  • Removed: Unused sub-object levels in hair clustering modifier
  • Changed Hair from Guides root generation to have viewport preview be a subset of render hairs
  • Crash when applying Strand Propagation modifier on top of hair and changing distribution type
  • Hair from guides generated flickering hair when guides have near-0 length
  • Grooms dialog not showing icons for entries in Max 2017
  • Near-zero length strands cause popping when meshed
  • Crash when reducing guide point count before Edit Guides modifier and brushing guides
  • Strand groups are not automatically updated by HairFromGuidesModifier
  • All topology based orientation options are on by default and have tooltips
  • Frizz causes jaggy results when applied above dynamics or wavy hair
  • Cull back-facing roots option does not affect brushing
  • Edit guides sub-object mode icons not displayed clearly in Max 2017
  • Hide and Freeze guides options in Edit Guides modifier always hide and freeze all strands on first try
  • When Show End Result is on and Hide Backfacing is on the Edit Guides gizmo does not hide backfacing guides
  • Turning off "Root Transforms" option in Hair form Guides produces incorrect hair shape
  • Crash when deleting guides in a multi-layered Edit Guides modifier
  • Crash when removing surface comb sinks in some loaded scenes
  • Surface comb produces assertions/crash sometimes when only one sink is present
  • Unknown System Exception error followed by a crash sometimes when adding hair to curves
  • Edit Guides control points become detached from guides and don't snap back when move operation is canceled
  • Hair From Guides State Not Greyed-out accordingly to "Remember Rooots" position.
  • Crash when detaching roots of hair which has Edit Guides modifier in it
  • Brushing produces incorrect results when in Zoom and Pan viewport mode
  • Hair from mesh strips crash when applying FFD to hair strips
  • Move brush not using view plane when not in surface mode
  • Removed 32-bit support
  • Crash when changing Target Channel in Ox Generate Guide Data
  • Crash when opening some old scenes (Bat example)
  • Ornatrix: HairClusteringModifier::Data::Apply time message spams listener
  • Crash and missing guides update after sink deletion
  • 'GetString' function in "Ornatrix_DllEntry.cpp" incorrectly uses WinAPI function `LoadString`
  • Edit guides does not show groups created by Strand Propagation modifier
  • Propagated guides don't update when brushing the stem guide in Edit Guides
  • Unable to create the sinks in Surface Comb modifier
  • Strand animation modifier load dialog gives erratic options
  • Errors when creating grooms from certain modifier configurations
  • Edit Guides gizmo does not update properly with propagated guides
  • `SurfaceCombModifier::DrawAndHit` crashes sometimes
  • When brushing and undoing in Edit Guides modifier incoming strand channels are reset
  • Render flickering when twist is used in guide clustering