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Artifacts When Shading Is Enabled - Ortho Image Generator App 2.0

Behavior

The display setting Shading in combination with Clear View or Supersampling leads to display problems in the orthoimage.

OrthoImage-ExampleWithShadingArtifacts.png
Example with artifacts

This is caused by the Background being set to an Environmental Map or Color Gradient.

Solution

  1. Open SCENE or As-Built Modeler and navigate to Settings > Views.
  2. Set the Background of the view to Color Gradient with both the Top Color and Bottom Color set to white.

OrthoImage-SetWhiteGradient.png

The orthoimage will now be computed correctly:

OrthoImage-ExampleWithNoShadingArtifacts.png
Example without artifacts