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TC Mac Deluxe V10. Rendering.?
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* October 23, 2018, 08:13:49 AM
How do you activate the Render Library.?

Gone from V4 to V10. V4 had an environment setting for the rendering. You know, made chrome look chrome.

V10 has the library where you drag the surface onto the face. I just can't seem to activate it. Can only use basic shading and lighting.

Can't spot any render Tab etc.

Thanking you.


October 23, 2018, 08:44:11 AM

you might be better asking this question in the TurboCAD Mac forum.
This should be the link:


Regards Tim

You can design without engineering, but you cannot engineer without design.
Using Win 10 with Designer 2016/2017 and TurboCAD Pro. Plat. 2018/2019 + Lightworks (64-bit versions) + AnimationLab 5.2.

* October 23, 2018, 10:34:24 AM
Unfortunately, the TurboCAD Mac forum has been out of commission for about a week. The bosses have been informed, but so far it is still 'down'.

John R.

V17—V21, 2015—2019
Designer, Deluxe, (Professional, Expert, Basic), Platinum
RedSDK enabled
Windows 10 Pro (1803), 64-bit

* October 23, 2018, 06:24:42 PM
This is a screenshot of SharkCAD's render environment, SharkCAD being the flagship of PunchCAD, TC Mac is rebranded ViaCAD from the same developers.  TC and PunchCAD are under the same ownership now, apparently, so it shouldn't matter that I'm referencing it here.   There's a window menu with the Render Library item, which is where you source your materials and backgrounds, and there's a camera icon in the toolbars that's the instruction to render, by clicking in the drawing window.