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    Painting the same object

    I have always painted objects one at a time. How can I paint the same object all at once?

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    In your original CAD application, you will need to apply a basic color to each object/part you wish to be a unique material in Bunkspeed.

    For example, on a cube, if you paint each face a blue color, Bunkspeed will recognize the cube as one object and allow you to paint the same object all at once.

    If you paint 5 faces of the cube blue and one face green, Bunkspeed will recognize the cube as two objects/parts, blue faces will be treated as one object/part and green face as a second object/part.
    Allowing you to paint the blue object/part all at once and paint the green object/part a different material.
    Brian Muhlbach / Lead Support, Application Engineer / Bunkspeed

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    I don't think I explained myself. Example, I bring in an IC chip. It has a body with 16 legs. I paint the body black and paint each leg one at a time gold. Very time consuming. I found that if I group all the legs I can apply the material at once to the group and it will effect all 16 legs. But, there must be a shift key or other that would allow me to do this on the fly without have too gather all the parts and put them in a group.

    Hope this helps

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    Copy and paste materials can be applied on the fly by using the following steps:

    Option 1:

    1. Change the 'Selection Tool' to 'Material'

    2. Shift+LMB will Copy Material (When in Material Mode)

    3. Shift+RMB will Paste Material (When in Material Mode)

    *LMB: Left Mouse Button
    *RMB: Right Mouse Button

    (Please Note: All Hot Keys can be accessed within the Help>Hotkeys menu or F12)

    Option 2:

    1. In the 'Material' pallet tab, right click and copy desired material

    2. Switch to 'Models' tab, expand model tree

    3. CTRL+LMB select multiple parts in your model tree

    4. Right click on selected parts and select 'Assign Material'
    Last edited by Brian.Muhlbach; 05-15-2015 at 06:39 PM.
    Brian Muhlbach / Lead Support, Application Engineer / Bunkspeed

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