mental ray Messages Window
 
 
 
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Rendering menu mental ray Message Window

The mental ray Messages window displays log messages (other than debug messages) generated by the mental ray renderer.

Interface

Example of mental ray Messages window

Three status fields appear above the messages area:

The options beneath the messages area are equivalent to options on the mental ray Preferences dialog.

Information

When on, the mental ray renderer generates information messages. Default=off.

This is equivalent to the preference, Show/Log Information Messages.

Progress

When on, the mental ray renderer generates progress messages. Default=off.

This is equivalent to the preference, Show/Log Progress Messages.

Debug (Output to File)

When on, the mental ray renderer generates debug messages. Default=off.

This is equivalent to the preference, Log Debug Messages (To File).

NoteDebug messages are never displayed by the Messages Window. They are numerous, and would make it difficult to find or read other messages.
Open on Error

When on, the Messages Window is displayed if the mental ray renderer logs an error message. Default=off.

This is equivalent to the preference, Open Message Window On Error.

Clear

Click to clear all messages from the messages area.