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jr w asked ·

Mesh light disappears behind transparent plane

Hi, I want to have a visible spherical light behind a glass/transparent object. As I understand, only mesh lights can be visible. So I created a sphere and connected it to an Arnold mesh light. So far so good. But when I add a plane with a transparent material in front if it, it disappears.

Here is a visible mesh light next to a red sphere:

Now a plane with a green tinted transparent material is placed in front:

The light disappears. Is it possible to keep the light visible?

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Peter Horvath answered ·

I just fixed this a couple of days ago, it has not been released yet. Here's a wip build which you can try:

https://safeshare.solidangle.com/index.php/s/CA5VRslOwaqPhCl

password: 9h5XZWAN

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jr w answered ·

Thank you Peter, your WIP works! Fantastic service.


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