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Mixing materials by UV-color makes glitches
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System Information
Win7 x64
GTX 460

Blender Version
Broken: 2.73a

Short description of error
This glitch appears, when i mix two materials (Blender render) using vertex color.

Here is an example file.You can use any textures.



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Maxim Tkachenko (maleficmax) created this task.
Maxim Tkachenko (maleficmax) raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage by Developer.

Some details, I just noticed.
It happens only when I mix different UV channels

Antony Riakiotakis (psy-fi) triaged this task as Needs Information from User priority.

The glitch probably happens due to a bad unwrap.
Generally having UVs extend too far away or UV faces being too small can cause issues due to precision. This is not a problem of the material but a limitation of number representation in a computer. We might be able to address this (or not, depending on how extreme the use case is ) but we would need the a file with the whole mesh to see how it behaves under unwrapping.

Campbell Barton (campbellbarton) closed this task as Archived.EditedMar 9 2015, 5:52 AM

UV coords Y value is set at -41266 while there is no rule about the range of UV coords, really large values will give issues.

Best pack the UV's and locate them close to the center.

(note: this did expose a bug in our UI though, fixed rBc44f489d24a3075e978a0b4b499371fcb3803670)