Author Topic: 8/16 bpc display  (Read 1479 times)

Hello
I noticed this for several version of SD.
It's pretty annoying, the display of 8/16 bpc does not work well.

it's hard to know what information is good.

EDIT : why the picture width is limited at 400px?!!
right size

Last Edit: May 25, 2015, 06:23:46 pm

Hey lebulb,

as far as I know a bold/thin line indicates that there is a change of the 'Output Format'. That means if there is a change from 16 bits per channel to 8 bits (and vice versa) the line changes from thin to bold (and vice versa, again).


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Environment Artist - Twitter

Thank Fabian,
hmmm, i dont think so.
or allegorithmic changed the meaning   ;D

thin line : 8bpc / bold line : 16bpc           like           grey line : Greyscale / orange line : RVBA


It's annoying, it makes me doubt the outputs.
Last Edit: May 25, 2015, 10:24:39 pm

Hey lebulb,

I almost got it, but still wrong ;)

I don't think it's a problem displaying it that way, why does it bother you that much?


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Environment Artist - Twitter

I would just be sure to have no loss of information.
To make my normal map for exemple,
with a bad conversion like 16bpc > 8bpc > 16 bpc...

lebulb is right. The line width is supposed to indicate channel bit-width: thin is 8 and fat is 16.
And yes there is a bug : the line width is not reliable when the connection comes from a graph instance (ie a red node). I'm quite embarassed to admit that it has been there at least since version 2. When in doubt, the information given by the 2D view is the correct one.

the information given by the 2D view is the correct one.
Ok, thank Cyrille

the line width is not reliable when the connection comes from a graph instance
Ok, that makes sense with my display.