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RainMan52
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Editing (changing) material orientation

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02-04-2009 12:39 PM
My question is pretty short and straight forward, I'm working with the Oak material, and because of my modeling approach, the wood grain don't always follow "my" intended direction.
is it possible to edit the orientation of that material, without re-modelling the part ?


thank you
See attached.
I haven't tried this but I think you might be able to create several styles at different rotations and then apply properties by Face rather than globally by part.
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Re: Editing (changing) material orientation

02-04-2009 12:50 PM in reply to: RainMan52
See attached.
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Re: Editing (changing) material orientation

02-04-2009 01:00 PM in reply to: RainMan52
it rotates everything
I have some parts that already had the right grain alignment


thank you


EDIT:

I think I have found a way to go around this. I was thinking bout making a copy file based on the Oak design fro the parts that need to have theiur grain aligned. Edited by: camthalion52@hotmail.com on Feb 4, 2009 9:01 PM
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Re: Editing (changing) material orientation

02-04-2009 01:42 PM in reply to: RainMan52


I don't know what you meant about a "copy file based on the Oak design", but what we do is have two styles, one with texture rotated 0deg and one with texture rotated 90deg.

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Re: Editing (changing) material orientation

02-04-2009 01:43 PM in reply to: RainMan52
I haven't tried this but I think you might be able to create several styles at different rotations and then apply properties by Face rather than globally by part.
Please mark this response as "Accept as Solution" if it answers your question.
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Re: Editing (changing) material orientation

03-15-2014 02:02 AM in reply to: JDMather
Sorry, how do I access the 'attached'?
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