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CO2158

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Number of materials is FP object
« on: January 26, 2022, 02:28:43 PM »
Hi, is there a max number of materials - multimaterials to have in a FP object? I am trying to create an FP object (the geometry nodes have many many submaterials) and it keeps messing the materials. Thanks

Paul Roberts

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Re: Number of materials is FP object
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2022, 03:56:57 PM »
Hi,

Thanks for the message. Which version of Forest Pack and which renderer are you using? In recent releases, we no longer use the multi-sub material generated by Forest Pack for final renders. Instead the material on the source geometry is used directly and the multi-sub material only for viewport previews and in case of needing to support legacy versions of renderers.

In any case, the limit for multi-sub objects is 999 materials. This is a limitation of Max that I am afraid we cannot circumvent.

I hope that helps,

Paul
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