Material BrowserΒΆ

High quality MDL materials.

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Ref #

Option

Result

1

Collection Selector

Allows selection of a specified collection.

2

Category List

Displays a list of categories found within the collection.

3

Show/Hide Category List

Toggles the Category list on and off.

4

Search

Searches the current collection for the terms provided.

5

Options

Add Collection: Browse to select a material folder to be used as a collection.
Remove Collection: Removes the currently selected collection in the collection selector.
Generate Thumbnails (Selected/All/Library): Orders creation of thumbnails at the specified level.
Preferences: Opens the preferences panel for the Material Browser.
Remove Unused Materials: In Current Scene Browser Mode, removes any Materials not being used

6

Material List

Displays all materials in the selected category.

7

Thumbnail Size

Slider scales the thumbnails listed in the Material List.

8

Browser Mode

Toggle the Search Mode between Library, Current Scene and Selected Asset.
Library: Displays Materials from Defined Libraries.
Current Scene: Displays all materials in current open scene.
Selected: Displays materials on current selections.

Note

Collections may be organized using sub-folders. These sub-folders act to create the category list.