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Shadows [SOLVED]

Shadows [SOLVED]

Postby TattieBoJangle » 16 Feb 2015, 14:16

Is there a way to get the shadows to use alpha for like plants trees ect.
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Re: Shadows

Postby SolarPortal » 16 Feb 2015, 14:25

Are you using the Advanced or Uber shader?

Uber instantly makes alpha shadows if reject is turned on, whereas the base material requires a tweak if i remember...

Alpha Smooth will not cast shadows though, only rejection does.
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Re: Shadows

Postby TattieBoJangle » 16 Feb 2015, 14:28

using Advanced with reject.
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Re: Shadows

Postby SolarPortal » 16 Feb 2015, 14:30

i will have a look :)
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Re: Shadows

Postby SolarPortal » 16 Feb 2015, 14:57

it looks like we aren't applying the shadow caster to the material.

Open the material editor and click on the little script icon in the bottom.
This will open the material file itself.

in the material MyMaterial_adv : Base_Multilight_V1_AlphaReject
You should see lots of set properties.

Add this line to the bottom of those:
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set $shadowCasterMaterial "DesertGrass02_ShadowCaster"


replace the name of the shadowcaster material with the one in the top of the material file.
IT will be the material name with a "_ShadowCaster" on the end.

Save the material
Reload the sceneEntity.

I will make the files write this out by default now :) This will be in the next release.
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Re: Shadows

Postby TattieBoJangle » 16 Feb 2015, 15:05

Done the job many thanks :)
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Re: Shadows

Postby SolarPortal » 16 Feb 2015, 15:06

np :D
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Re: Shadows

Postby SolarPortal » 16 Feb 2015, 15:15

All Fixed for the next release :D
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Re: Shadows

Postby TattieBoJangle » 16 Feb 2015, 15:30

Great news saves adding it to any new material :)
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