Transparency Texture Depends on Absolute Path for Enscape Automatically Generated Material (Sketchup)

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  • What is the desired/expected behavior?

    Transparency textures should not be linked to a hard coded path when Enscape automatically pulls them from textures embedded in Sketchup. I should be able to delete/rename/move , etc the original texture and the material in Enscape should be unaffected.

    Which Enscape version do you use?


    Which host application do you use and which version? (Revit, Rhino or SketchUp)


    What are the steps to reproduce the issue?

    I used a png in sketchup with alpha information. Enscape automatically created a material with Transparency Texture pulled the embedded sketchup texture (png). As a Sketchup user, I know that sketchup keeps these textures as a part of the file, and since Enscape pulled it automatically, and I did not have to choose a path / location on my hard drive, I expect the Transparency mask would remain a part of the file even if I delete/rename the original png file that was selected for the Sketchup materials. This is how Sketchup works, and because Enscape automatically created the material, this is how I expect Enscape would work.

    • Official Post

    Thank you for the feedback - I will gladly forward it accordingly as always of course!