The High Definition Render Pipeline Config package
The High Definition Render Pipeline (HDRP) uses a separate package to control the availability of some of its features.
For example, you can use it to:
- Disable Area Light.
- Disable Pre-exposition.
- Enable camera-relative rendering.
Using the HDRP Config package
To use the HDRP Config package in your HDRP Project, you need to create a local copy of it and make your Project's package manifest reference it. You can either do this manually or use the HDRP Wizard.
- Manual: In your Project's directory, move and rename the folder "/Library/PackageCache/com.unity.render-pipelines.high-definition-config@[versionnumber]" to "/Packages/com.unity.render-pipelines.high-definition-config".
- HDRP Wizard: Open the HDRP Wizard (Windows > Render Pipeline > HD Render Pipeline Wizard) and click the Install Configuration Editable Package. This creates a LocalPackage folder at the root of your Project and populates it with a compatible HDRP config package.
Note: Using the Package Manager to upgrade your HDRP package does not automatically upgrade the local config package. To manually upgrade the local config package:
- Make a copy of your current config package.
- Use the HDRP Wizard to create a new, compatible config package.
- Apply the settings from the old config package to the new config package.
Configuring HDRP using the config package
You can now use the local config package to configure HDRP features. You can edit the ShaderConfig.cs file to set which features are available in your HDRP Project. If you edit this file, you must also update the equivalent ShaderConfig.cs.hlsl header file (which HDRP Shaders use) so that it mirrors the definitions that you set in ShaderConfig.cs. You can update the ShaderConfig.cs.hlsl file in two ways. You can either make Unity generate the ShaderConfig.cs.hlsl file from the ShaderConfig.cs file, which makes sure that the two files are synchronized, or edit the ShaderConfig.cs.hlsl file directly, which is faster but it is up to you to synchronize the files when you make changes.
To ensure that the two files are synchronized, you should follow the first method. To do this:
- Go to LocalPackages > com.unity.render-pipelines.high-definition-config > Runtime and open ShaderConfig.cs.
- Edit the values of the properties that you want to change and then save the file.
- Back in Unity, select Edit > RenderPipeline > Generate Include Files.
- Unity automatically configures your Project and Shaders to use the new configuration.
You can use the method described above to disable Camera-Relative rendering:
- In the ShaderConfig.cs file, set CameraRelativeRendering to 0.
- Generate the ShaderConfig.cs.hlsl file (Edit > RenderPipeline > Generate Include Files). Now, in the ShaderConfig.cs.hlsl file, the SHADEROPTIONS_CAMERA_RELATIVE_RENDERING define should be set to 0