June 24, 2014, 09:50:23 am
... But I find it impossible to quickly import a new revision because Lumion rejects same or similar file names.
There's a reason for doing that. Not only that but if you followed the tips in IMPORTING & UPDATING MODELS LUMION 4: Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts
you would not have to be doing the steps you are doing.
As I said, and Wendelld mentions, Lumion has a quick, easy, one-step update of existing models, and for changed file paths of models.
The reason I bring this up: I'm current unable to determine rationally, whats causing my .dae and .fbx exported files for the same model not to import at the correct scale into an existing specifically altered terrain. In one scene the Lumion people are 3 times as large, as the imported model in the scene, While in another specifically altered terrain, the .dae model arrives 3 times as large into the scene, while the Lumion people arrive at the correct scale
and please allow me to turn off Autosave, I'm wasting more time deleting files I no longer need, or want to show up in the Lumion file menu.
If you export and import with the same units of measure ie in feet or in meters, there is no problem. There is no reason why altering terrain will affect the scale of models. You would need to provide samples and screencaptures so we can help figure out the base of this issue.
There's no reason at all for you to bother with Autosave files, especially deleting them.
With our current Lumion investment, ..
I presume that means you are a licensed user? Are you using version 1? Please add your Lumion license key to your forum Account (click here
, scroll to the bottom and enter your license number).
Here to help, so if you can reply to my already asked question about what version you are using then that will guide us in what things you need to learn about to sort out your problems.