View Full Version : Floating Ecosystem objects HELP!

04-06-2007, 02:39 AM
I am creating an animation where the camera flies through a canyon. I just noticed that I have plants that are floating above the terrain! :shrug:

I remember seeing a posting somewhere where they discussed this problem, however I can't remember where i saw it. So I was wondering if any of you have seen this happen in your work and how I can remedy that situation. The only thing I can think is that it was caused by me painting the ecosystem on the terrain... but how to fix it?

Please help! :sad:

04-07-2007, 12:13 PM

I think when you painted your plants, you may have moved the terrain, creating a gap...try repositioning your terrain.

04-08-2007, 03:26 AM
You know, you are probably 100% correct. I rotated the terrain at one point.:scream: I was under the assumption that the terrain that I had created, was from the material attached to the terrain, so I wouldn't get a dislocated ecosystem. I really wish they would resolve this issue. Its just plain annoying. :shrug: Thanks for adding your two cents!

04-08-2007, 05:11 AM
Ok heres what to do,

first up its not really an error, cos you can use this technique to create a flock of bires etc....Create a terrain and use your material editor, select ecosystem and add your plants, then paint them on from within the material editor...this way the plants stay attached.

Hope it helps.

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