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Translucent material no roughness, specular available

Hi,

I'm trying to make a translucent material with roughness. But it is greyed out. In tutorials and other videos i see everyone use translucent material with not greyed out roughness, specular,...

Why is it not possible with me? :(

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asked Aug 01 '16 at 09:47 PM in Using UE4

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Hello, WixZ,

On the Translucency tab of your material, there is a "Lighting Mode" selector. Set it to "Surface TranslucencyVolume" and you will see the Metallic, Specular and Roughness pins enabled.

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Please note that specularity on a translucent material has a lot of limitations and will probably behave different to what you expect, certainly different than what you see on an opaque material. Doing a realistic glass shader, for example, is not as straightforward as it sounds.

All the best.

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answered Aug 02 '16 at 02:39 AM

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avatar image WixZ Aug 03 '16 at 12:55 AM

That fixed it! Thanks a lot! :)

avatar image ACLUND3 Nov 25 '16 at 11:57 PM

Worked for me too, thanks!

avatar image Mahruf Mar 05 '17 at 04:43 AM

Great. I had the same problem. Thanks for the solution.

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