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Brien VorheesMax 2008 Material Editor
by on Feb 27, 2008 at 2:49:53 pm

I downloaded the trial of Max 2008 to see if it something my squad could use and I have been trying some modeling. Using some Max 7 tutorials and the help file I have been trying apply a bitmap to a plane as a guide for modelling. I have done everything according to help files but when I put the bitmap into the Material editor, the button to apply the material to an object never becomes active. Is there a trick to getting a bitmap onto a plane in 2008 that differs from earlier versions? I know this is probably a basic question but this is my first step into the 3D realm.

SSG Brien Vorhees
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Brian TullRe: Max 2008 Material Editor
by on Feb 28, 2008 at 11:56:33 am

Have you tried dragging the material on the sphere in the material editor directly to the object? I'm not sure about your problem, if you couldn't see the material showing I would say you don't have enable material in viewport selected, but this option should work for now.

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