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material in only certain areas
show user profile  vkhu
Every time I apply a material to an object, it spread across the thing's entire surface. I only want to apply it to certain zone but I keep having to detach and reattach the surface areas I want and it's pretty time consuming. Is there a better way?

And while you are at it, mind telling me how to make the material (in this case, a picture) not stretch out to fit the object but loop across it?
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7/17/2012 11:58:50 AM (last edit: 7/17/2012 11:58:50 AM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
Search the help files for: multi-sub object materials and material ID's.

It sounds like you need to set the tiling of the material to something more than 1, or map it differently.

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7/17/2012 12:05:34 PM (last edit: 7/17/2012 12:05:34 PM)
show user profile  Scheidema
In material editor get a multi/sub-object in the material sphere and make a material in the first and second su- material.
Make sure your object is a poly or mesh object.
In modify panel of your the polygon icon in selection.
Select the parts of your object that needs a other material.
Below in the modify panel you see material set id chance that to 2 so the selected polygons get the color of sub-material 2.

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7/18/2012 5:21:20 PM (last edit: 7/18/2012 5:21:20 PM)
show user profile  advance-software
look up unwrap uvw modifier.
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7/18/2012 5:46:44 PM (last edit: 7/18/2012 5:46:44 PM)
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