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Giacomo_M
07-03-2005, 07:52 PM
Hello--

How can I assign different surfaces to copies of a single object in Layout?

For example, I have a "ball" object I've made in Modeler (with a surface named "ball_surface" which is blue in color). I bring it into Layout and clone it. How can I edit the surface characteristics of ONLY one of the copies-- for example, to make it red without making the other copy red also?

Please advise. (I realize this is probably obvious, but I am new here.)

Thanks,

GM

TrexGreg
07-03-2005, 11:31 PM
Just save the cloned ball with a different file name...
A look in the manual won't hurt either...
Cheers,

Giacomo_M
07-04-2005, 12:29 AM
Greg-

Thanks SO much!

Honestly, I pored over the manual for HOURS trying to figure this one out. I'm new to Lightwave's workflow and doing what you suggested would've just never occurred to me.

Regards,

GM

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