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Fixed in Unity 2019.1



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Issue ID




Metallic objects are very dark in the preview window

Inspector Functionality



Priority: 2Necessary for shipping a final release


Severity: 4Minor or cosmetic issue

To reproduce:

1. Open the project, attached by the user (Preview
2. Select the Cube prefab
3. Observe how dark the preview of the cube is

Expected: the cube in the preview looks the same as in the scene

Reproduced in 2018.1.0b1, 2018.1.0f2, 2018.2.0b5, 2018.3.0a1
Did not reproduce in 2017.4.3f1, 2018.1.0a7
Regression introduced in 2018.1.0b1

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Resolution Note:

Fix Inspector Previews using black cubemaps for environment reflection.

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