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Material changes are not updated in collection instances placed in other scenes
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Description

System Information
Operating system: Windows 10 Home 64-bit
Graphics card: nVidia gtx 660

Blender Version
Broken: 2.80, 54ffc4e19dc4, blender2.7, 2019-02-25

Short description of error
Material changes are not reflected in collection instance placed in another scene.

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error

  1. Load factory settings
  2. Change viewport mode to lookdev
  3. Add default cube to a new collection named "source" (select cube, press ctrl-g and change collection name in last operation properties popup)
  4. Create new scene
  5. In new scene, add empty "plain axes" and set its instancing to the "source" collection
  6. Go back to original scene and change the cube material's "base color"
  7. Go back to new scene and notice that the color is not updated

Details

Type
Bug

Event Timeline

Sebastian Parborg (zeddb) triaged this task as Confirmed, Medium priority.
Bastien Montagne (mont29) removed Bastien Montagne (mont29) as the assignee of this task.

Not my area, this is DEG tagging/cross-depsgraph handling issue I bet (since iirc each scene has its own depsgraph)…