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particle system reinit emitter
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System Information
Operating system: win10
Graphics card: gtx1080

Blender Version
2.80b, be91d4ef957, blender2.8, 2018-12-04

Short description of error
changing between hair and emitter particle system, changing back to emitter shows nothing

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
open blender
add particle system to default cube
playback -OK
change to hair - OK
change back to emitter - nothing, only adding a new psystem reinits it

Event Timeline

Stephen Swaney (stiv) lowered the priority of this task from 90 to 50.Dec 7 2018, 4:42 AM

Ok, I'm not sure if I'm allowed to do this here... let me know...
I have tested this one and I found that to solve this you need to change particle type manually. When you change the particle type to hair the particle type is set to "path" on "render as" option in the render dropdown inside the particle system. You need to set the particles to halo again and they will show up in the viewport again.