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Decals PropertyManager

The Decal PropertyManager controls the properties of a decal on these tabs:

Image. Decal image and mask files (see below).

Mapping. Geometry, Mapping, Size/Orientation, Rendering.

Illumination. Decal's response to illumination.

Decal Preview

The decal is displayed in the window.

Image file path . The image file path is displayed. Click Browse to choose another path and file.

Save Decal. Click to save the current decal and its properties to file.

Mask Image

Choose one for the type of mask image:

  • No mask.

  • Image mask file. The decal is displayed where the mask is white and blocked where the mask is black.

  • Selective color mask. The decal is the selected decal minus colors that you choose to exclude.

  • Use decal image alpha channel. Uses a composite image that contains the decal and a mask. To create the image, click Save Layered Image in the PhotoView Render Frame dialog box and then create a composite image in an external graphics program. Supported file types are .tif and .png.

To create a selective color mask:

  1. Click Pick Color .

  2. With the pointer , select a color in the Decal Preview.

Items of the selected color are removed from the Decal Preview and the color appears in Selected Colors.

To restore the color to the decal, choose the color in Selected Colors and click Remove Color.

Invert mask. The regions of the decal previously masked are displayed, and vice versa.

Mask file path . The mask file path is displayed. Click Browse to choose another path and file.


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