This page provides information on the Light Meter.
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UI Path: ||Create panel|| > Helpers > Choose VRay from dropdown > Click VRayLightMeter > Click and drag in viewport to create light meter grid
The VRayLightMeter helper is an aid for evaluating how a scene is illuminated. It is intended to simulate the use of a real-life light meter used in photography and film production.
The information presented by VRayLightMeter does not change or otherwise affect the lighting in the scene; it only reports on it. This helper is intended to provide information so you can make adjustments to the scene's lighting at your own discretion.
Active – Enables or disables the VRayLightMeter helper.
The following methods of the VRayLightMeter object are accessible from MaxScript.
|Calculates the values along the light meter grid.|
|saveCSV<filename>||Saves the values from the grid into the specified text file, in CSV (comma separated values) format.|