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Hi guys,

I have noticed something weird with the transform filter.
I am working on a brick texture from a picture and after the AI powered, delight, etc and my clone patch to make it tile I wanted to use the transform to increase the tilling by 2.
The weird thing that happen is when I use a power of 2, like 2, 4, 6, the transform filter in addition to increase the tilling slide the height map?! And with the odd number 3, 5, 7 nothing is going wrong.

Could it be because of the brick pattern?!

Guess the title is talking by himself?! ^^
Got some crash with Alchemis and I realize that there is no autosave. Well as all the soft have that feature now I kinda lost the ctrl+S reflex...  ;D

For the other idea:

1. I was wondering if it could be possible to have brush setting available like alpha and stamp, as example, when we use the clone patch, or the painted mask system for blending two material etc?!

2. What about a right clic contextual menu that allow us to modify the size of the brush without having to go on the top on the 2d view at each time or a Ctrl+ mouse (like in painter)  ?!

3. Could it be possible to have a way to draw straight line with constaint like the Shit+ mouse left in painter?!

BTW about the Shift+ mouse left, it possible to avoid that shortcut to behave like the Alt+ Mouse Left?! Because Shift+Mouse left also reset the clone patch mask in the 2D view?! I lost a bunch of work that way as I was moving in the 2D view with Alt+middle click and a bad move with shift+ Mouse Left did the same as Alt+mouse left did, reset everything and move the source?!

Substance Integrations - UE4 - Warning: Failed to import
 on: April 20, 2020, 01:41:33 pm 
Hello guys,
I know this topic already exist but without any news on the previous on I decide to dig up the subject.

So I made a decals generator in Designer that I would like to import direclty in UE4 to have it in the engine and be able to generate my decale on the fly but with this graph it is not working and I don't understand why?! It is not my first time to import sbsar in UE4 and here I am wondering if I am not missing something?! I tried fe things already but till now no success...

I still have this message:
Warning: Failed to import 'W:/Work/blablabla/Decals.sbsar'. Failed to create asset '/Game/Sbsar/Decals'.
Please see Output Log for details.

I checked a lot of things till now, Wes tutorial, forums, UE4 and Desinger Doc, etc and I still don't find what is doing this?!
My graph is in parent mode, my sub graph are off for the output computation etc...

I you have any clues??

SubstanceSubstance - Meet MAT 2 Contest - Meet MAT 2: Mad MAT
 on: January 30, 2020, 03:05:35 pm 
Hi guys, I finally decided to jump in the band wagon again! ^^
As always it took me time to find what I could do on mat and I think I found someting fun to work on!

Here as a tease my reference sheet that I use for my MAT.

Hi everyone!

So I hope that someone will be able to point me in the right direction here!
I am working on some utility node with exposed parameter, so far it's the usual process but I went through two situation
that I am still trying to acheive.

It's all about constraint!  ;D

My first problem is about the transform 2D node and the rotation, I wanted to expose it using integer as drop down list with constraint value 0 - 0.25 - 0.5 - 0.75, ...
I found some thread already about rotation (one from Wes, an other from Luc as well as few other) and I tried to build somthing to apply those constraint to my rotation matrix but till now no sucess. So I just left the rotation matrix exposed and kept those value on a post it next to my screen... ^^

My second problem could be easier, I did expose some parameter that are integer type and I didn't found how to constraint it to my custom value directly in the function editor (I know that I can use the min and max value in the imput parameter) because I would like to keep it clamped betwee 0 and 1. I know how to do it with float (it's easy, one get float, two float and a lerp) but I didn't found yet how I can do the same for integer.

Thanks guys!

Hi everyone,
I have a problem that I don't know how to fix.
On the creation of my substance I was able to bake all maps without any problem.
I had to change my high poly for and updated versions and once I bake all the maps again all the maps are ok
except the AO and Thikness that give me only black map and I don't find a way to fix it and if I play too much with the setting designer crash.
So I was able to bake my thinkness map and AO only one time at the creation of the substance?!


Hello everyone, there is my submission for this contest.
I haven't take the time to go look in all the Mat if there is already a MatPool, i hope not.

Anyway it was fun to do that and I couldn't resist to do a Matpool.

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