x

Search in
Sort by:

Question Status:

Search help

  • Simple searches use one or more words. Separate the words with spaces (cat dog) to search cat,dog or both. Separate the words with plus signs (cat +dog) to search for items that may contain cat but must contain dog.
  • You can further refine your search on the search results page, where you can search by keywords, author, topic. These can be combined with each other. Examples
    • cat dog --matches anything with cat,dog or both
    • cat +dog --searches for cat +dog where dog is a mandatory term
    • cat -dog -- searches for cat excluding any result containing dog
    • [cats] —will restrict your search to results with topic named "cats"
    • [cats] [dogs] —will restrict your search to results with both topics, "cats", and "dogs"

Particle system disappearing despite setting bounds

I have a particle system in my game that keeps vanishing, but not when it starts going out of the field of view of my camera, but when I start moving away from it. I can't find a solution anywhere, everywhere I've just found that I need to increase my bounding box but I've done this already. I've set all min values at -100000 and max at 100000 and I am still having the same problem. Done the whole "set fixed bounds" too. This is a particle system off the marketplace so I'm not sure why this is happening. Screenshots below are the particle effect editor and the particle effect invisible. When I move closer to it, it appears but then disappears when I move away from it. alt text

Product Version: UE 4.9
Tags:
particle1.png (245.9 kB)
particle2.png (1.0 MB)
more ▼

asked Feb 16 '16 at 10:19 PM in Using UE4

ZAhmad gravatar image

ZAhmad
15 3 3

(comments are locked)
10|2000 characters needed characters left

2 answers: sort voted first

First of all, If people are trying to help you, be a bit more helpful yourself. You could at least open your project, look up the emitter, and pass along the name. I feel very inclined to not help you, but okay.

The particle name is P_Fire_WallTorch_blue_NoSmoke It doesnt have any GPU emitters, so does not need bounds set.

It does have an LOD, and when you are too far away, the LOD results in the particle fading out. to solve it, you will need to do this: alt text

that should fix it.

more ▼

answered Feb 17 '16 at 01:17 PM

Luos gravatar image

Luos ♦
6.9k 229 32 253

ZAhmad gravatar image ZAhmad Feb 17 '16 at 02:03 PM

Excuse me? I was not at home nor at my computer at the time so I could not get the exact file name so that was the best I could've given you, I thought there might have been the chance you'd know what I was talking about so I gave it a shot so I could get the problem sorted for the next day as I went to bed as soon as I got home, but just in case I was going to find the exact file today since I wasn't able to yesterday. I went off what was in my head so I could get a quick solution for when I was next at my computer since I wasn't at the time, and I would eventually go look myself when I was next at my computer the next day if it wasn't helpful enough. So next time do not be so rude to a user who is seeking assistance when you don't know what's going on. I didn't purposely not go look at my project, I did not have access to my PC at the time and now I'm able to look but it seems you found it.

So thanks for the help and I'll try it out.

ZAhmad gravatar image ZAhmad Feb 17 '16 at 02:06 PM

It worked. Thanks for the help and maybe approach users a little better next time.

(comments are locked)
10|2000 characters needed characters left

Hello ZAhmad, you will need to restart the engine for it to work properly. If it is still happening, please tell us/me which package it is :)

more ▼

answered Feb 17 '16 at 12:13 AM

Luos gravatar image

Luos ♦
6.9k 229 32 253

ZAhmad gravatar image ZAhmad Feb 17 '16 at 12:56 AM

Just restarted my engine and still hasn't worked. And it is the Infinity Blade Effects package

Luos gravatar image Luos ♦ Feb 17 '16 at 01:03 AM

Can you tell us which effect exactly?

ZAhmad gravatar image ZAhmad Feb 17 '16 at 01:25 AM

I can't remember the name exactly but it's a blue flame with 'wall' and 'no smoke' in the name

(comments are locked)
10|2000 characters needed characters left
Your answer
toggle preview:

Up to 5 attachments (including images) can be used with a maximum of 5.2 MB each and 5.2 MB total.

Follow this question

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

Answers to this question