[Radiance-general] monitor model upload in Desktop Radiance

Gregory J. Ward gregoryjward at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 15:44:45 CET 2007

As I understand it, Mohamad is asking how to incorporate a model  
already in Radiance format into a Desktop Radiance scene.  There must  
be a back door or some trick, but I don't know anything about DR.


> From: "Mark de la Fuente" <MdelaFuente at wmtao.com>
> Date: March 20, 2007 6:06:43 AM PDT
> Are you asking for a radiance to autocad geometry converter?  That  
> I know of, there are only tools for exporting TO radiance, not  
> from.  You might be better off either drawing your own cad  
> furniture or downloading furniture off the internet.  If you use  
> the regular radiance, you could combine both exported cad geometry  
> as well as radiance geometry (from some library) into your scene.
> Mark

> From: Mohamad Tarek Araji <maraji2 at uiuc.edu>
> Date: March 19, 2007 9:36:26 AM PDT
> Dear all,
> If at all possible, could you please help on that.
> I'm in the process of modeling an office space in Desktop Radiance.  
> Greg provided for me an accurate monitor model as part of the  
> furnishing to be incorporated in this space. The monitor is a .rad  
> file format. I didn't get the chance to insert the file in the cad  
> system. I asked Greg about this and he doesn’t know enough about  
> Desktop Radiance to advise me on how to incorporate the monitor in  
> my model. Is there an advice that might help. The option of  
> accessing the file using the furnishing folder in the radiance menu  
> (by uploading the monitor in the library) didn't work.
> Is there is an efficient way to upload the monitor into my Desktop  
> Radiance model.
> With thanks and you are much appreciated.
> Respectfully,
> Mohamad

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