Cant load a m3p on PC version

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Offline markfrancombe

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« on: March 15, 2018, 02:29:01 PM »
Hi,

I had so much fun on my mac using the wineskin version, (but it did have some interface issues). For a smoother ride, I loaded Mandelbulb onto my PC now expecting better results. Certainly no wobbly and hopping about windows anymore... but...
When I load (try to load) a demo m3p from the Open menu, the console window confirms Loading:BatJorge-Pong703 (for example) but the usual "Press "Calculate 3D" to render." notice DOES NOT appear, and if I click it anyway, nothing happens.

Is this a known bug? Fixable?

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Windows 10 Home edition (version 1703)
Processor Intell(R) i7-6700K CPU@4.00Ghz
RAM 16 gb
64bit

running Mandelbulb 3D v1.9.1

Mark

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Offline spain2points

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« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2018, 06:53:27 PM »
that's strange... Maybe there's a particular formula -that's used by Batjorge in that piece- that you don't have in your pc.

Offline markfrancombe

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« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2018, 09:06:36 PM »
No that was just an example, I cant load ANYTHING via the m3p menu at all! I click it, select a file, I can see it is accepted in the "console window" but no message saying i must hit Calculate 3D, and no change on screen.(works on mac)

Offline spain2points

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« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2018, 10:05:50 PM »
Maybe you could download the program again (even another version), and make sure that the routes to the directories are all ok.

Offline WAUthethird

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« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2018, 01:17:56 AM »
I've had issues with MB3D's interface disappearing in the past. It sometimes happens when I open the program one too many times. It's a weird bug, I'll agree.

My solution? Download it again. Some of the code might have become corrupted in the unzip process, which is usually the case. Try 7-zip instead of your built-in archive utility, if you aren't already.
If that doesn't work, I dunno. :D


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