"Path tracing tile" starts at 0 instead of 1
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Small issue, when rendering in official RC2 (7b397cd), where it says path tracing tile it seems it says which ones are done, not which one it's working on. I think it makes more sense that it says which one is rendering right now, like it always did.

Duplicate of T51435 -- I agree it should be changed but it has been ruled invalid :(

I replied in the other report as well.
And yeah, I also think it should be changed. It might not be a code bug, but a grammar bug it definitely is. For instance it says it is working on tile 11 from 12, when it is actually working on tile 12 from 12. A bit confusing for the user.

Bastien Montagne (mont29) triaged this task as "Confirmed" priority.

@Lukas Stockner (lukasstockner97) looks like you'll need to tweak the message at least here. But agree with others here, we developers are used to have 10 items with indices from 0 to 9, but this is absolutely counter-intuitive for normal people! First tile should be number 1, not number 0.

I agree that the message is misleading, but a simple +1 is not really the correct answer. The number that's currently displayed is the number of finished tiles, so it actually makes sense that it starts as 0. Just doing a +1 is wrong since there will be multiple tiles active at once.

So, my suggestion would be to change "Path Tracing Tile 0/50" to "Path Tracing, 0/50 tiles finished, 8 active". Sounds good for everybody?

I'd use something short like "Rendered 0/50 Tiles", don't think we need to mention how many tiles are active.

Yeah, just displaying the finished tiles is totally fine. @Brecht Van Lommel (brecht)'s solution takes up even less space in the interface! Win-win! :)