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edde275
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Is it possible to use a material to change the color of texts?

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01-07-2014 07:15 AM

In a project I'm working on I need to make the text have mirror properties. But when editing the text all i can choose from is "normal" colors. 

So is there any way to make text use materials, like you do on normal surfaces?

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JDMather
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01-07-2014 07:22 AM in reply to: edde275

Can you post file?

Is this sketch text, feature, drawing?

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Re: Is it possible to use a material to change the color of texts?

01-07-2014 07:25 AM in reply to: edde275

Hi!

 

You can use the text to split face, or doing a emboss with a very small values, and then select the faces, properties and select a mirror color like chrome.

 

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01-07-2014 07:44 AM in reply to: ccarreiras

Thanks for the really quick answer! Like you said, if I choose like 0.001mm it's not even going to be noticeable.

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Re: Is it possible to use a material to change the color of texts?

01-07-2014 07:45 AM in reply to: edde275

You can do Split on the face and have zero (0) offset.

The only problem is you have to do it for each letter.

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Re: Is it possible to use a material to change the color of texts?

01-07-2014 07:53 AM in reply to: JDMather
Okay, so if I have a normal text on a surface, how exactly should I go on about doing that? I'm quite new to Inventor, and has not used the split tool before.
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