Graphical issue with large blueprints

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Graphical issue with large blueprints

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just blueprinting large solar fields. the taller one contains 600k solar panels, so i'm not really surprised it starts breaking at this point
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Re: Graphical issue with large blueprints

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this is a feature isn't it. i have accumulators around every substation in the solar section to make them fit right.

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mice-stro wrote: ↑
Wed Sep 29, 2021 9:21 am
just blueprinting large solar fields. the taller one contains 600k solar panels, so i'm not really surprised it starts breaking at this point
Can you provide the blueprint?

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It's not a feature, but effect of intended behavior, which is usage of the nearest neigbour texture filtering. When the sprites are scaled down to essentially just one pixel, one pixel from the original sprite is rendered for each sprite and things may line up such that, the individual pixels form the original sprite in much larger scale.

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Klonan wrote: ↑
Wed Sep 29, 2021 9:46 am
mice-stro wrote: ↑
Wed Sep 29, 2021 9:21 am
just blueprinting large solar fields. the taller one contains 600k solar panels, so i'm not really surprised it starts breaking at this point
Can you provide the blueprint?
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posila wrote: ↑
Wed Sep 29, 2021 9:58 am
It's not a feature, but effect of intended behavior, which is usage of the nearest neigbour texture filtering. When the sprites are scaled down to essentially just one pixel, one pixel from the original sprite is rendered for each sprite and things may line up such that, the individual pixels form the original sprite in much larger scale.
would there be a way to optimize viewing large blueprints using something along the lines of neighbor detection? just viewing this brings my game to 2 ups.
this would be an example of neighbor detection:
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mice-stro wrote: ↑
Wed Sep 29, 2021 9:21 am
just blueprinting large solar fields. the taller one contains 600k solar panels, so i'm not really surprised it starts breaking at this point
Not really related but I've got to ask: why such a large blueprint? Graphical issue aside, it seems entirely impractical to place and also unnecessary for something like solar which could be built from far smaller "tiles" of perhaps a few hundred panels.

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SoShootMe wrote: ↑
Thu Sep 30, 2021 5:56 pm
mice-stro wrote: ↑
Wed Sep 29, 2021 9:21 am
just blueprinting large solar fields. the taller one contains 600k solar panels, so i'm not really surprised it starts breaking at this point
Not really related but I've got to ask: why such a large blueprint? Graphical issue aside, it seems entirely impractical to place and also unnecessary for something like solar which could be built from far smaller "tiles" of perhaps a few hundred panels.
it would be cool to be able to copy and paste massive base setups (all in one rocket production as an example) without having to mesh together an entire book of smaller ones.

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mice-stro wrote: ↑
Sat Oct 02, 2021 4:44 am
it would be cool to be able to copy and paste massive base setups (all in one rocket production as an example) without having to mesh together an entire book of smaller ones.
OK, but then the performance is a far more significant issue than the graphical quirk. It's bad enough when zoomed out in map view, and woe betide you if you zoom in or exit map view while holding the blueprint.

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The performance isn't really related to rendering but all of the blueprint logic. Collision checks when hovering it in-world and rendering all the entities in the world (not specifically the downscaling just all the logic around rendering).
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