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[Beta 14] 2D sprite diffuse shader renders transparency black

Discussion in 'Unity 5 Pre-order Beta' started by p13t3rm, Nov 28, 2014.

  1. p13t3rm

    p13t3rm

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    Hey guys,
    I've noticed this problem since beta 13 and was wondering if it was my machine or just a beta bug. Whenever a sprite is set to a material that uses Sprite Diffuse, the transparent parts of the sprite will appear black.
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    I'm running Unity 5 beta 14 on OS X 10.10.1, the earlier beta's never had this problem.
    Any ideas on what the problem could be? Or any tweaks I can make to the shader to make the transparency work?

    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Nov 28, 2014
  2. bgs

    bgs

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    Having the same issue on Beta 14
     
  3. CMHooe

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    I am having this issue in Beta 14 on OS X 10.10.1; just upgraded from Beta 9 where the issue was not present.

    [edited because I'm an idiot and can't read version numbers :)]

    Double-edit - just downloaded b16 and the issue persists.
     
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2014
  4. p13t3rm

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    Yeah, it's a little concerning when something as simple as an issue regarding sprite transparency has made it through the last 3 versions of the Unity 5 beta.
     
  5. Grillstern

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    Last edited: Jan 27, 2015
  6. hippocoder

    hippocoder

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    No comment can be made on versions older than the current (as of writing, 21). If you still get this behaviour in 21, with "fade" set for transparency, then file a bug otherwise it's a waste of time talking about it since it could have got fixed in 18, 19, or 20.
     
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  7. Grillstern

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    Sorry for not checking latest 5.0.0B21 build. Will try it tonight.
     
  8. Grillstern

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    Tested with B21. Transparency on Diffuse 2D Material Shader is working again. thx.