This page provides information on the V-Ray Shelf.

 

 

Overview


V-Ray includes a shelf with easy shortcuts to some of the most commonly used V-Ray components.The shelf can be enabled from the Settings tab of the Render Settings window.



UI Path



||Render Settings Window|| > Settings tab > VRay UI rollout > Create/Replace V-Ray Shelf button



 

 

Shelf Functions


The V-Ray Shelf provides the functions listed below. Note that all buttons check if V-Ray (or respectively IPR) is the current renderer, and if not, will prompt you to set the renderer to V-Ray.


ButtonDescription
Create a VRayProxy from the selected object
Load  VRayProxy
Open the V-Ray Scene Manager

Right click to create from V-Ray plugin
No left click functionality. 

Import V-Ray Material from file
Open the VRmat Converter
Create a Stereo 3D Camera  from the selected camera
Create VRayMetaball
Create VRayVolumeGrid
Create VRayPlane
Create VRaySphereFadeVolume

Create Toon Rendering Attributes | VRayToon
Right click to access additional Toon node(s) selection options.

Create VRayLightMeter
Create V-Ray Clipper
Right click to access additional Clipper node(s) selection options.

Right click to assign V-Ray Object properties to a selection
Left click to create an empty vrayObjectProperties node. Alternatively, adds a single node to all selected objects.

Right click to assign mesh light properties to selection.
Left click to create an empty vrayLightMeshProperties node. Alternatively, adds a single node to all selected objects. 

Right click to assign Procedural Fur | VRayFur
Left click to create an empty vrayFurProperties node. Alternatively, adds a single node to all selected objects.

Right click to assign V-Ray Displacement
Left click to create an empty vrayDisplacement node. Alternatively, adds a single node to all selected objects. 
Right click to Assign Renderable Curves Attributes
Left click to create an empty vrayRenderableCurve node. Alternatively, adds a single node to all selected objects. 

Right click to assign V-Ray NURBS Tessellation attributes.

Left click to create an empty vrayNURBSTesselation node. Alternatively, adds a single node to all selected objects. 

Create a VRayLightDome

Create a VRayLightRect

Create a VRayLightSphere
Create a Photometric Light | VRayIES

Create a V-Ray Sun and V-Ray Sky system
Right click to access Select and Delete sun node options

Create a V-Ray Sky Texture
Right click to access Select and Delete sky node options
Create a new VRayMtl and Assign it to the selected objects

Right click to create V-Ray Materials and assign them to the selected objects
No left click functionality 

Right click to assign V-Ray Bake Options
Left click to create an empty vrayBakeOptions node. Alternatively, adds a single node to all selected objects. 
Open the V-Ray Virtual Frame Buffer (VFB)
Right click to reset the V-Ray VFB position. Also provides the option to toggle the Use V-Ray VFB option, which enables V-Ray to render the images in the V-Ray Frame Buffer.

Open the V-Ray Quick Settings window

Open the V-Ray Light Lister window
Open the V-Ray Documentation Website

Render with V-Ray Cloud.