This node exports a normal map as an image file from a terrain or a terrain composition linked to a Compute normal map node.
To add an Export normal map node, right click in the Graph Editor and select Create Node > Export > Export normal map.
Double click on the node to open its parameters:
To export a normal map:
File names with Unicode characters are supported.
If you have already saved your project, type just a file name to export it to the same directory or a sub-directory of your project. This is useful, for example, if you have a second project in the same directory and want to import into it the exported file from the first project. There is no need to type the file directory, just the file name or the sub-directory and file name.
|Tiff||.tif||Tagged Image File Format|
|Png||.png||Portable Network Graphics|
|Tga||.tga||Truevision Targa File|
|Bmp||.bmp||Windows or OS/2 Bitmap file|
The export is confirmed by a pop-up dialog:
The vector map created by computing the normal map
is viewed in your usual image editor. In the example below, the
normal map of the Perlin noise node and Half sphere node summed
composition is computed and exported to give the following
See also the Compute normal map node.
|File name and directory||Name and directory of the file in which the image will be saved|
|File format||Format of the file to be created|