In Progress Scene Editor Vista texture detail albedo disabled

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e1.7.0.
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Beta
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NPC99

Baron
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Calradia's campaign map benefits from a detailed ambient occlusion map:
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By comparison mine is quite bland:
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If I turn off my rock paint layer and disable the specular on my default paint layer my mountain has no underlying occlusion map:
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As can be seen from my normals in the same area, the mountains need ambient occlusion similar to Calradia's:
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However loading my 16K ambient occlusion map into the detail albedo slot for the vista textures has no effect:
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During the tools test @gkx said: I looked at the code, it looks like you need to give a detail albedo (in Vista Textures) too, you can give plain_white for no effect.
However, as you can see in the next screenshot loading a plain_black texture into that slot has no effect:
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This clearly demonstrates that the detail albedo slot in the scene editor's vista textures has been disabled for modders, presumably by a bug as we need to load decent AO maps to avoid shadow artefacts appearing in game on the campaign map and to provide better environments.
I don't know how long this slot has been disabled as I have previously loaded a plain_white texture in this slot and only recently built appropriate ambient occlusion maps for use in my campaign map. However, early on vista textures didn't show properly without a plain_white detail albedo.
 
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