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Testing Renderman 23 for work and I can't get lights to work

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So I am trying to put together a basic test scene for work.  Just a box, a grid, a light, and a camera, and I cannot for the life of me get the lighting to render.  pxr lights aren't doing anything, Houdini lights aren't doing anything.  Nothing.  The RIS node only wants to render the headlight.  What am I missing?

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On 11.12.2019 at 7:23 PM, Adam Ferestad said:

So I am trying to put together a basic test scene for work.  Just a box, a grid, a light, and a camera, and I cannot for the life of me get the lighting to render.  pxr lights aren't doing anything, Houdini lights aren't doing anything.  Nothing.  The RIS node only wants to render the headlight.  What am I missing?

Prx lights in sop context work. Did you choose a material? What is a little bit cumbersome is the placement of the lights, because one handle of the two doe not work correctly as it seems. 

If it does not work for you, perhaps reinstall RM 23.

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If you are not using the shelf tools you need to setup the integrator yourself.

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I had the same problem, RIS doesn't seem to work anymore in H18. The renderman delegate does work under LOPs, however. Give that a try.

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it works perfectly fine here with houdini18.  you have make sure you using RM23  shelf / nodes. 

if you see only RIS only the renderman plugin is not corrected loaded.

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