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kenoxite posted a topic in OFP : O2 MODELLINGI thought I'd share this little workaround I've come up with regarding wrong texture sorting. As per title, it refers to the cases where units aren't hidden by particles, usually smoke. Like here: This has been discussed before, and even some solutions were provided by a dev. Unfortunately, none of those worked for me for this particular texture. For some reason, the texture used for the equipment of the units shown in the screenshot above was causing all this problem with sorting. Nothing mentioned in that thread worked for me. Neither changing the name of the texture, copy pasting in a new file, exporting from the blood version (with blood hidden), exporting to tga through Irfanview (instead of GIMP), etc. There were some oddities regarding the texture, though. Its size, once conveted to .paa, was particularly big (about 300kb when the rest were 170). Also, checking the texture in TexView2 (as it provides more feedback than TexView) showed that the texture was in AI88 format and not DXT1, as it should. Why this was the case, I don't know. The workaround Seeing that nothing I was trying worked, and that the exported tga seemed to be the root of all the problems, I decided to export to jpg instead, and created the paa from version. This solved it. So, if you ever happen to be in this same situation, consider exporting as jpg instead of tga. No idea how to work around this when using textures with alpha channels, though. Not sure the jpg can preserve the alpha information. The same units with fixed textures (they are properly hidden now): And here's a zip file with the faulty texture and both the bugged and fixed paas, just in case you're curious or come up with another workaround: https://www.mediafire.com/download/3sd6bm2z9klsvph/bugged_texture_example.zip