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05-11-2008, 07:06 PM
hi im new with 3ds max and i have a problem with viewing the material im using. i can see the material when a render the file but i cant see it any where else. i need to use a picture for reference. i used it on a plain but i just cant see it when im making the object.

sorry if i posted in the wrong place im new here too

can anyone help me??

05-11-2008, 10:55 PM
in the material editor select your material, click on diffuse map slot, then load your picture.

then there is a little icon just below where the materials are displayed that says "show map in viewport" when you rollover. press that. it is a little blue and white cube.

i hope that helps

05-12-2008, 08:27 PM
thanks i solved the problem :)

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