**UPDATE: Works with REDSHIFT & OCTANE**
Create a light based on where you are looking.
A workflow script for Cinema 4D that creates a light to the current view. R17+
- Create light positioned at the current view
- Move any light to the current view
- Add a target by first selecting the object to target
- Rename targets to user-defined name
- CMD/CTRL to create spotlight (except Octane)
Copy files ( .py and .tif ) or unzip to library/scripts folder in Cinema 4D.
- WIN >> C:/Program files/MAXON/CINEMA 4D Rxx/library/scripts
- OSX >> /Applications/MAXON/CINEMA 4D Rxx/library/scripts
Open your preferences dialog box (Menu >> Edit >> Preferences) Click the button named “Open Preferences Folder”
Select your preferred renderer in you render setting for Redshift or Octane usage. (Render >> Edit Render Settings)
Add button/shortcut to your workspace for easier clicking.
SHIFT + C >> It's Lit >> Drag to workspace.
- Click to create and light at the current view. (default is an area light)
- OPT/ALT to create a light with a target to world center (0,0,0).
- Select an object to create light with a target to the selected object.
- SHIFT will rename targets. Change the name of the light objects and SHIFT-click on the script will rename the targets.
Select any light and click the script. Light will be repositioned to the current view.
If you already have a camera in the scene. Use the viewport camera to set your lights so you don't lose your place.