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"

4.12 - Skylight breaks translucency

In 4.11 my glass material was translucent alt text

In 4.12.5 it is much more opaque. I did not change anything on the material or skylight. alt text

The skylight is definitely causing it to look more opaque in 4.12.5. When I disable it, the glass doesn't look opaque. Here are my skylight settings.

alt text

I have created a clean 4.12.5 example project and hope that this will expedite a patch. https://github.com/erebel55/SkylightTranslucencyBug

Product Version: UE 4.12
Tags:
4.11.png (1.0 MB)
4.12.5.png (617.8 kB)
skylight.png (50.2 kB)
more ▼

asked Jul 15 '16 at 06:02 PM in Bug Reports

avatar image

erebel55
385 41 46 65

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

1 answer: sort voted first

Hi erebel55,

I do see where this was broken in 4.12.x with Skylights as well for translucent materials compared to 4.11.2, When I checked my sample project that I made with 4.11.2 with our internal build of 4.13 this looks to be resolved already.

Currently, there are no additional hotfixes that I'm aware of for 4.12 so this shouldn't be an issue once 4.13 is released towards the end of August or Early September. The previews should be starting a little bit before then for testing purposes.

Thank you!

Tim

more ▼

answered Jul 18 '16 at 07:52 PM

avatar image

Tim Hobson ♦♦ STAFF
48.9k 886 99 875

(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