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Armature Visual Envelope Distance occluded by geometry [even if 'In Front' is enabled]
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System Information
Operating system: macOS Sierra, Versión 10.12.6.
Graphics card: Intel Iris Graphics 6100 1536 MB.

Blender Version
Blender Version 2.81a (2.81a 2019-12-04)

Short description of error

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error

  1. File, New, General.
  2. Press A.
  3. Press X, Delete.
  4. Shift + A, Armature.
  5. Shift + A, Mesh, Plane.
  6. Press N, Transform, Rotation, 90º in X.
  7. Press 1 (View Front).
  8. Viewport, select Bone.
  9. Panel Object Data Properties, Viewport Display:

9.1. Display As: Envelope.
9.2. In Front: Off.

  1. Viewport, select Bone
  2. Edit Mode.

Blender 2.79b

2.79b, Look at the image, everything is fine here.

Blender 2.81a

2.81a, Look at the picture, how it should look. Same Blender 2.79b.

View Front, no Ok.


Follow the steps.
Note: If you want you can activate Viewport, Shading, MatCap, select clay_brown.exr.

Event Timeline

Philipp Oeser (lichtwerk) changed the task status from Needs Triage to Confirmed.Jan 14 2020, 1:04 PM

Whether the envelope should always draw in front might be debatable (after all the bone is occluded by geometry as well), but it certainly should if In Font is enabled, no?
[And yes, 2.79 never occluded the envelope (In Front did not matter here).]

Would confirm for now.

CC @Jeroen Bakker (jbakker)

Philipp Oeser (lichtwerk) renamed this task from Visual Envelope Distance Incomplete to Armature Visual Envelope Distance occluded by geometry [even if 'In Front' is enabled].Jan 14 2020, 1:05 PM
Pedro (aguilamotera) added a comment.EditedJan 14 2020, 1:09 PM

Bone no occluded by geometry. half and half. It is right.
In Front: off.