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Cycles renders particle emitter in linked group even when emitter is set not to render
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How to reproduce it (easy way, open attached file and render it).
Or ...
- create a particle object, set Emitter rendering to False
- create a group with this object
- save and open a new file where you link in the group and add as group instance
- render it .... the emitter is visible :/

Bottomline: When rendering linked objects with hair, the emitter is rendered or not according with the Emitter checkbox, but, if the link is to a group, the emitter is always rendered.

Tested in 2.66 and trunk (>266)

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bug confirmed here (OSX). assigning it to Brecht.
It seems related to:

Fix in svn, thanks for the report.

Brecht Van Lommel (brecht) changed the task status from Unknown Status to Resolved.Mar 1 2013, 3:55 PM