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3 Feb 2023 15:41:26 EST (-0500)
  Re: Default max_trace_level?  
From: William F Pokorny
Date: 5 Apr 2017 08:08:14
Message: <58e4de2e$1@news.povray.org>
On 04/04/2017 10:15 PM, Mike Horvath wrote:
> On 4/4/2017 8:43 PM, Alain wrote:

>>> In Windows, I just ran a simple test scene with v3.7.1 beta 5, while
>>> leaving out
>>> the max_trace_level setting in my global_settings block. Looking at
>>> 'messages'
>>> after the render, it says    Max Level 3/5    meaning, 5 is the default.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> Been that value since at least version 3.0.
>
>
> If that's the case, then the docs should be updated I think.
>
>
> Mike

Hi Mike,

In section:

http://wiki.povray.org/content/Reference:Global_Settings#Max_Trace_Level

I see:

"....The maximum level by default is five."

(Suspect you meant this thread to be in povray.documentation.inbuilt)

Bill P.


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