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  Re: Testing Required: Mosaic Pretrace and Abort-Continue  
From: clipka
Date: 18 Jun 2017 19:06:11
Am 15.06.2017 um 21:09 schrieb Kenneth:

> 5) By MISTAKE, leave 'Continue_Trace=on' in the .ini file
> 6) Run the scene again, the same way --which seems to take no time at all. But
> the render window doesn't show up, and the 'Show/Hide' button is now dimmed out.
> (The message window says, "File already rendered and continue requested;
> skipping", which makes sense, by itself.)
> 7) FIX the mistake of leaving 'Continue_Trace=on' by turning it off.
> But *any* subsequent render of the scene-- or *any* scene-- does not show up in
> the render window, and the 'Show/Hide' button continues to stay dimmed out. (The
> scenes ARE rendering, but 'invisibly.') The only way to restore normal operation
> is to quite POV-Ray and restart.

There is an alternative to restarting POV-Ray in such cases: Run a
render at a different resolution. This will always cause the render
window to be closed (if it is open) and then re-opened, making it a
viable workaround for the issue you're seeing.

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