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Old 01-29-2013, 06:14 PM   #1
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Max 2012 Material Manager Madness

Hey all,

Dang... What is up with the Material Manager? I am using the early version with the Spheres and cannot seem to figure out why it keeps hiding Materials?

I create a new Material, I go to the former Material Sphere and use that to select all my parts via Material so that I can apply the new Material to it, and the new one is gone....!? Several times now this morning, this is happening.

If I clone a Material and rename it, its name reverts back.

I have the latest SP1 2012 update. Is there anything that I should know about, a clicky to click, a button to click that will bring the old version Material Manager back to Normality? :S



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Old 01-30-2013, 08:43 AM   #2
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maybe, you should set correct "assign renderer" which will meet the selected materials
 
Old 01-30-2013, 04:57 PM   #3
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Hello Klimuk,

I am using the FSX gamepack Materials, which work with both Scanline (so far) and Mental Ray.

I'll check to see if FSX materials require MR settings pre-assigned.



(FSX=Flight Simulator X and Prepar3d).
 
Old 02-02-2013, 09:27 PM   #4
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I found out what it was, in case it happens to anyone else.

I had ticked on 'Update Active Only' in Material Manager/Options/Options.


sigh...
 
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