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Decals Mapping Projection

Projection mapping places the decal on a plane normal to the view and projects the each pixel of the image in a straight, parallel ray to match the view of the specified object.


  Mapping type When you select Projection, you can specify the direction of the reference axis and the position of the decal relative to the axis.
PM_Decals_Mapping_Direction.gif Projection direction Specify the direction of decal reference axis to be XY, ZX, YZ, Current View, or Selected Reference.
  • When you select Current View, the decal axis changes to the up direction in the current view orientation. If you change the view orientation, click Update to Current to update the direction of the projection to the new current view.
  • When you choose Selected Reference, a selection box is available. Select a face, plane, axis, or edge in the graphics area. If you select an axis or edge, a reference plane is created normal to axis or edge at its end point.
PM_Decals_Mapping_Horizontal.gif Horizontal location Move the decal horizontally along the plane to the specified distance from the reference axis.
PM_Decals_Mapping_Vertical.gif Vertical location Move the decal vertically along the plane to the specified distance from the reference axis.

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