Is there a maximum Landscape Layers per Component?

hi aswerhub!
not sure if it’s a bug or a Limitation:
There is a number limitation to layers that can be painted in each component of a LAYERED MATERIAL of a LANSDCAPE? I have 13 layers (26 textures color/normal)… I also set “Landscape Layers per Component” to 13, but when I start to paint the 5 layer in the same component, the textures disapears and the gray checkboard apears…

So I’m assuming that there is a bug, or simply you can’t use more than 4 layers per Component?

i’ve got same issue. my card is 2gb 660ti boost edition. after i used 6th layer all of the texture information gone for that component. its set for 12 layer.

I’ve got a similar thing. I’m using layerBlend with 9 diffuse and 9 splat maps.
It makes 9 layers, but it only works up to 6. After that I get the checkboard.

Weird thing is before that I used LayerWeight, and imported the splat maps to the layer info. That worked perfectly. All the textures were in place. (I’m using layerblend instead because I think you can’t add normals to layerweight method.)

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This is a known issue and is currently being assessed. At present, you are able to add a maximum of 6 layers to a layer blend. Something you can do to alleviate a bit of the restriction is to use world aligned blended materials within the layers. For instance, if you use a world aligned blend to lerp grass and rock materials on a slope, that should still come through even if there are technically 7 layers instead of 6.

Hmm, I’ll check that out. Thanks.

Do we mean 6 textures - rather than 6 layers? I have more than 6 layers working together, with some using the same / atlas texture. However more than 6 (it was 5 or 6 from what I remember) textures caused (well, I thought…) the component to stop displaying the material.

Hi fo0k,

I had not tested this idea previously but it appears you are correct! It is, more specifically, 6 textures that is the limit for the editor, not six layers as I previously stated. Thank you, fo0k!