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Is there a directly-editable value for Self Shadowing Accuracy?

In the Content Example - Lighting 6.1 Self Shadowing Accuracy the text callouts show two examples with float values, yet there seems to be no such SSA property on the lights. Is this value an abstraction of shadow bias? If so, a document update for clarity would be nice.

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asked Mar 11 '15 at 12:57 PM in Rendering

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called 'shadow bias' under light properties

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answered Aug 13 '15 at 02:28 PM

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avatar image Tim Hobson ♦♦ STAFF Aug 13 '15 at 08:37 PM

Hi Dark Acre Jack,

Pinepanda is correct that this is in fact known as Shadow Bias. I have corrected the issue for that page to reflect that Self Shadow Accuracy is actually referring to Shadow Bias in the Light source.

This information should be changed in our weekly publishing on the documentation. Hopefully this won't confuse anyone else in the future.



avatar image Dark Acre Jack Aug 13 '15 at 08:49 PM

Great, thanks for the official response!

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