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Procedural Foliage spawning not working on landscape layer

Hi,

I am trying to use the procedural foliage spawning but for some reason it is not spawning anything on the landscape. It does however spawn trees on top of building etc but it will not spawn on the landscape at all.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you

Product Version: UE 4.10
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asked Jan 10 '16 at 11:44 PM in Using UE4

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avatar image Logan Bailey ♦♦ STAFF Jan 11 '16 at 04:35 PM

Hello Muffinlasher,

Following the tutorial in the following link I created a test. This test involved spawning two meshes within the procedural foliage spawner. I am able to see my meshes that I added to the spawner on a landscape.

https://forums.unrealengine.com/showthread.php?69171-4-8-procedural-foliage-spawner-starter-tutorial

Are there any steps that you have taken that are different than the ones in the tutorial? Are you resimulating after you make any adjustments to the spawner?

-Logan

avatar image Muffinlasher Jan 11 '16 at 04:52 PM

Hi Logan,

Thank you for your reply

I have followed pretty much the exact same steps as you did in the video. I do re simulate when I make any changes but it still doesn't spawn anything on the landscape layer itself. If I add static meshes into the scene it does spawn on top of these just not on any of my land scape.

Thanks again

Louis

avatar image Logan Bailey ♦♦ STAFF Jan 11 '16 at 04:59 PM

Interesting. Would you provide screenshots illustrating your foliage spawner only drawing on static meshes along with your DxDiag (Computer Spec's).

-Logan

avatar image Muffinlasher Jan 11 '16 at 09:30 PM

Hi yes, please find attached two images in the engine showing the spawning only spawning trees on top of the house/box and not on the terrain.

Louis

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avatar image EmpireLion Jan 24 '19 at 12:00 AM

I'm having the exact same issue. Procedural foliage not spawning on landscape layers, but will spawn on mesh. Landscape rotation is set to 0,0,0. I know that's been an issue in the past. When I remove the layer requirement, foliage spawns in just fine.

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Thank you for providing the screenshots. I will continue to investigate this issue.

-Logan

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answered Jan 11 '16 at 09:41 PM

avatar image Logan Bailey ♦♦ STAFF Jan 14 '16 at 06:11 PM

I have been unable to reproduce this issue on any of our machines. Your computer is more than capable of handling our software and developing with it.

Does this happen in a new clean project or just this one? If not this could be a project specific issue.

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