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dtrford
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Registered: ‎08-20-2009
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How to add a bump map to a texture

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09-13-2009 03:50 AM
Hi there i am workin on a model in inventor and i want it too look as good as possible, so one of the things that i need is to bump map a texture. Please help me.

I have a custom texture and a bump map file as well but where do i put it?
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Mark_Flayler
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Re: How to add a bump map to a texture

09-13-2009 07:26 AM in reply to: dtrford
You do this in Inventor Studio. The bump map will not appear until you render it. Adjust Surface Styles as necessary to get to your goal.
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JDMather
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Re: How to add a bump map to a texture

09-13-2009 12:53 PM in reply to: dtrford
>where do i put it?

You didn't mention what version of Inventor you are using.
Search your hard drive for *&.bmp

You will also need to become familiar with the Styles Editor.
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Re: How to add a bump map to a texture

09-16-2009 08:16 PM in reply to: dtrford
u don't actually need a bump map if you don't want one. Well i know thats for sure in 2010. In studio under the texture styles you can check a box to use the color bitmap as the bump map as well.
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