Tasks can be uploaded to an InstaLOD Grid server from within InstaLOD Studio for a streamlined workflow.
To connect to a server, navigate to the top right of the application window and click
Grid: Not Connected.
Enter the address of a server running in your network in the
Hostname or IP and
Port fields, enter your user credentials, and click
User credentials for InstaLOD Grid are configured by the server administrator. They are not related to your InstaLOD Cloud account.
To process a mesh in InstaLOD Grid, a task needs to be created on the server. After connecting, select the
Start button in the
Mesh Operations window. Depending on your InstaLOD license entitlements, up to four options are available:
When InstaLOD Studio runs in "Client" mode, local processing is disabled, and tasks can only be processed through an InstaLOD Grid server. To add the functionality of local processing, InstaLOD Studio must be used in the "Standalone" application mode. Depending on your InstaLOD license this option might be restricted.
Once a task has been primed and processed, the result can be downloaded from the
Tasks window and imported into InstaLOD Studio.
Downloaded files are saved to the "Downloads" folder, typically located in
../*Documents/InstaLOD Studio/Downloads. A custom download location can be set in
To rename a task or to add a description, simply double-click it.