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Author Topic: How to select / create more materials ?  (Read 2177 times)

Ranko

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How to select / create more materials ?
« on: July 14, 2010, 05:07:03 pm »

Hello Anim8ors ! :)



I've been using Anim8or for some time now and i'm trying to create a texture for my mesh.

The current method i use is assigning materials to some faces i want to unwrap as a group and then it enables me to unwrap these faces more easily in wings3d.

This is far from the best technique but i don't know how to use ultimate unwrap 3d yet.

Anyway, my problem is that i can't create more materials in Anim8or because there is no scroll bar to go down... See this screenshot to see what i mean :


How can i create/select another material ? How do you do that ?



And if you have advices/tutorials to unwrap a complex mesh please let me know ! In my opinion, unwraping is the most difficult part of creating video games !

Thanks guys  ;)
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Claude

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Re: How to select / create more materials ?
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2010, 05:33:26 pm »

You can select the material bar and drag up or down.
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Ranko

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Re: How to select / create more materials ?
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2010, 05:46:20 pm »

Ok Claude but where do you see the "material bar"
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Claude

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Re: How to select / create more materials ?
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2010, 06:05:24 pm »

Your red arrow is pointing at it.
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Ranko

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Re: How to select / create more materials ?
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2010, 07:55:24 pm »

Ok thanks Claude but my red arrow is pointing to my last material "jambes" but then i can't add any other material because i can't scroll down any more...

I'm obliged to change the screen resolution to create a new material and i believe that there is a better solution isn't it ? A scroll bar or a menu command maybe ?
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Claude

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Re: How to select / create more materials ?
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2010, 08:14:24 pm »

Put the mouse arrow on the dos material sphere.
Click on the left mouse button.
Keep it pushed down while you move the mouse up
and the entire material bar will move up allowing
you to see the hidden ones if there's some.
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Claude

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Re: How to select / create more materials ?
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2010, 08:33:20 pm »

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Ranko

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Re: How to select / create more materials ?
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2010, 09:04:07 pm »

Many thanks Claude ! :)

I haven't seen this explanation :
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If there are more materials that can be shown, you can left click in the material toolbar and drag up or down to scroll the list.


Thanks ! ;)
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TheBraniac

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Re: How to select / create more materials ?
« Reply #8 on: July 16, 2010, 07:42:56 pm »

I need some help to get started ! So please can anyone help me? msn:nikola_martinovski@hotmail.com
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