This page contains information on the V-Ray Light Lister window.

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The V-Ray Light Lister window is a handy way to modify many common attributes of all of the lights in the scene, both V-Ray lights and standard 3ds Max lights.

UI Path



||V-Ray Toolbar|| > V-Ray Light Lister icon




||Tools menu||> V-Ray Light Lister





General Settings  Displays more parameters to control standard 3ds Max Lights.

All Lights – Displays options for all lights in the scene.

Selected Lights – Displays parameters only for selected lights.

Selection Set – Displays parameters only for the lights in the selection set enabled in the dropdown menu.

Refresh  Updates the Light Lister's information. Use this option if you have added lights or made changes to lights outside the Light Lister.

General Settings


General Settings controls common parameters specific to global lighting and standard 3ds Max lights.


Light Settings

The Lights Section controls common parameters for all lights in the scene.


Light Selection Box  Click to select the light in the viewport. 


Example: Light Instances


In the Light Lister, instanced lights appear as a single entry with a dropdown. Editing any parameters for the entry will affect all instances.


Changing the Intensity of all instances


The dropdown can be used to select a specific instance in the viewport.


Selecting an instanced light