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Decal doesn't work in an Xref model
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I have placed a decal in a model that works just fine.The 3d face the decal is on has a material that makes it invisible. I also masked part of the image that was a magenta color.But when I xref that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roy Hirshkowitz Apr 24, 2014.

Mapping materials to xrefs
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Greetings,As you can see from the attached image, the mapping for the metal roofs is not working. The mapping in the reference drawings is just fine, but when xrefed into another drawing the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Garret Diduck Apr 24, 2014.

North
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How do you go about setting north on your model?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roy Hirshkowitz Apr 22, 2014.

Viewpoint for perspective
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Hmmm...seems I keep thinking of AR4Is there a way to set the viewpoint and the target? I also seem to remember that you could set the width of the view in AR4.Also can you choose what objects you…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by norton torres Apr 23, 2014.

 

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"Hi dear,how are you? my name is Marilina, i saw your profile today and wish to reach you, so i would want you to write me at this my id (zealmarilina@live.fr) so that i can send my pictures and details about my self okay Thanks Marilina."
Apr 28, 2015
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Jeff Waymack's discussion Decal doesn't work in an Xref model
"It could be a lot of things-- you can send the model(s) if you like.  nXt doesn't work well with large coords-- drawings that are far from the origin-- check to make sure that isn't the case.  Also check your drawing scale with…"
Apr 24, 2014
Garret Diduck replied to Jeff Waymack's discussion Mapping materials to xrefs
"There are two ways you can set the orientation for a material without having to create multiple materials. Both are located in the material tab on the right side. MaterialMap is actually an AutoCAD command to set the mapping type, but it will also…"
Apr 24, 2014
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Apr 24, 2014
Jeff Waymack replied to Jeff Waymack's discussion Mapping materials to xrefs
"Hey Mike...the idea of a material for each roof worked just fine. Thanks!"
Apr 24, 2014
akinlolu olugboji replied to Jeff Waymack's discussion Mapping materials to xrefs
"Either mapping or material my xref'ing always comes out file as it was in the reference drawing."
Apr 24, 2014
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Jeff Waymack's discussion Mapping materials to xrefs
"AutoCAD handles the mapping now.  It usually survives xref'ing-- though it may behave a little differently than before.  Same is true for materials."
Apr 24, 2014
Jeff Waymack replied to Jeff Waymack's discussion Mapping materials to xrefs
"Thanks to everyone for all the support! Mike, while I will have to experiment, the issue is that the mapping changes when the model (a building) is xrefed into the site plan. In the building model it is just fine. Jeff"
Apr 24, 2014
mike makki replied to Jeff Waymack's discussion Mapping materials to xrefs
"select each roof with the orientation  where the roof tiles (or stands seams) and map from the icon. in materials.do that for every roof... bear in mind you may need to have each roof with a texture map of its own.... it might be the same…"
Apr 23, 2014
norton torres replied to Jeff Waymack's discussion Manual fo nXtRender
"can you explain what are you looking ....."
Apr 23, 2014
norton torres replied to Jeff Waymack's discussion Viewpoint for perspective
"yes you can select render selection, just type z enter end then type w enter and select the region you want to render in nxt.... it work for me...!!"
Apr 23, 2014
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Jeff Waymack's discussion North
"On the Sun tab.  You'll need to turn Exterior lighting on (or the sun on under Advanced settings.)"
Apr 22, 2014
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Apr 22, 2014
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Jeff Waymack's discussion Viewpoint for perspective
"AutoCAD has a decent camera utility now. No, you can no longer render selection sets."
Apr 22, 2014
norton torres replied to Jeff Waymack's discussion Names of Materials
"change to Grass 1a then Grass 2b see what happens"
Apr 22, 2014
norton torres replied to Jeff Waymack's discussion Remove Material from Drawing
"LISTEN MY FRIEND..!!"
Apr 22, 2014

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At 4:47pm on April 28, 2015, marilina said…

Hi dear,how are you? my name is Marilina, i saw your profile today and wish to reach you, so i would want you to write me at this my id (zealmarilina@live.fr) so that i can send my pictures and details about my self okay

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Peter Milner replied to Peter Milner's discussion mapping decals
"Thank you. I think I jumped from AutoCAD 2011 to 2018 which is when I noticed the problem."
Jun 14
Rich Hart replied to Peter Milner's discussion mapping decals
"Panning while placing decals doesn't work for me in any version starting with AutoCAD 2015 and later. Panning does work in AutoCAD 2013. I'll see if I can figure out what changed and see if we can fix that."
Jun 13
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to chegs's discussion help with thumbnails
"This is from searching "Material Thumbnails".  Normally the installer takes care of all of this, occasionally we get some hiccups,  It's a little complicated, so let me know if you get stuck. Try the following: Make sure…"
Jun 13
chegs posted a discussion

help with thumbnails

Hi, i know it's been discussed in another posts, but i couldn't find how to see the material thumbnails. How can i achieve that? Thank youSee More
Jun 12
Peter Milner posted a discussion

mapping decals

I think this started with AutoCAD 2019:While in the process of mapping a planar decal, it is not possible to pan, only zoom.This can make the process of picking points a bit tricky sometimes.I'm currently using AutoCAD 2020 on Windows 7.See More
Jun 11
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to S. Jaisimha's discussion Advanced Material Editor preview background
"Interesting issue-- I don't have 2019 to test here but we haven't heard of this yet from other users.  I'll have Rich take a closer look when he gets back on Tuesday. Do the other material editor types (not Advanced, e.g. Solid…"
Jun 7
S. Jaisimha replied to S. Jaisimha's discussion Advanced Material Editor preview background
"There is no change after adding the path in the nXt Options dialog search path. Still the white background persists. The "nXtMaterialEditor.exe" in the AutoCAD Application Plugins folder as well as the "C:\Program Files\AccuRender…"
Jun 6
S. Jaisimha replied to S. Jaisimha's discussion Advanced Material Editor preview background
"It is actually the same system. I have both 2018 and 2019 running on it. I will try the search path thing."
Jun 6

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