Materials Browser

Materials Browser

Materials Browser

The Materials Browser displays all materials in a document, allows you to create, edit and assign materials to drawing objects.

MouseOK    Ribbon: Manage – Palettes >  Material Browser

MouseOK    Ribbon: View – Render >  Materials Browser

MouseOK    Menu: View – Render >  Material Browser

MouseOK    Menu: View – Toolbars – Functional >  Material Browser

KeyboardOK Command line: MATBROWSEROPEN

The Materials Browser is displayed as a toolbar containing all materials of the current documents.




Create a new material with a set of default properties.

The way materials are displayed in the browser: icons with a preview or a simple list of names.

Right click on a material opens the context menu with an additional list of available actions:

·         Edit – editing material in the Materials Browser;

·         Apply to selection – applying material to selected 3D objects of the workspace;

·         Clone – creating a new material identical to this one;

·         Remove – removing the material;

·         Rename – changing the name.

Double click on the material in the Materials Browser opens it for editing in the Material editor.


It is possible to assign a material to the selected object not only in the Materials Browser, but also on the Properties bar in the drop-down list of the Material parameters.


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