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Light baking incorrectly

I'm using UE for archviz and attempting to recreate tube lights - I'm doing this with a blueprint containing a light and a cylinder with an emissive material. The Light is scaled to the correct dimensions (90cm x 1cm) and is vertically orientated. After baking the light however it appears to have changed orientation - the baked light is horizontal. Is this a bug or am I doing something incorrectly?

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Product Version: UE 4.19
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asked Mar 23 '18 at 05:26 AM in Rendering

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avatar image Makigirl Mar 23 '18 at 04:10 PM

Hi!

...maybe it's a bug... I've seen the same post in the last few days by someone else too!

avatar image KimLaughton Mar 24 '18 at 08:10 AM

Ah - that's interesting, do you remember if the other post had an official response?

avatar image Makigirl Mar 24 '18 at 03:59 PM

I don't remember seeing an answer... If I'll bump into the question I'll let you know for sure! ;)

avatar image Norman3D Mar 24 '18 at 07:49 PM

Same problem here!

avatar image KimLaughton Mar 25 '18 at 05:36 AM

Just had a sec to test - it's easily reproducible in a blank project, so must be a bug.alt text

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avatar image Norman3D Mar 26 '18 at 10:23 AM

I also noticed that moving from 4.18 to 4.19, all placed BP actors that had a pointlight with length have been rotated 90 degrees. I've also noticed it on certain spotlights being rotated as well. I'm sure it must be related.

avatar image Norman3D Apr 04 '18 at 04:57 PM

Just wanted to bump this thread in hopes it gets fixed in an hotfix soon.

avatar image Allottho Apr 05 '18 at 06:50 AM

Looks like bug indeed. alt text

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