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The Particle System doesn't work when played through ContextMenu



Reproduction steps:
1. Open the attached “ParticleSystem“ project
2. Open the “Assets/Scenes/SampleScene.unity“ Scene
3. Enter the Play Mode
4. Select the “ContextMenu” GameObject in the Hierarchy window
5. Press on the 3 dots on the right of the Context Menu Script’s Title Bar in the Inspector window
6. Select the “StartParticle” option and observe the Game View

Expected result: Particle System emits particles
Actual result: Particle System doesn’t emit any particles

Reproducible with: 2021.3.33f1, 2022.3.14f1, 2023.2.0a14
Not reproducible with: 2023.3.0a16
Fixed in: 2023.2.0a15

Reproducible on: Windows 10 Pro (22H2)
Not reproducible on: No other environment tested

Note: This is reproducible only when the “Start Lifetime” setting is set to 0.3 or less in the Particle System Component’s settings

  1. Resolution Note:

    Thank you for bringing this issue to our attention. After careful consideration, we have determined that this issue is not aligned with our current development priorities and focus areas. As such, we have decided not to invest time and resources into addressing it. We appreciate your input and understanding, and please let us know if you have any other concerns or issues you would like to report in the future.

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