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Creating a Custom Appearance With a Default Scale

To create a custom appearance with a default scale:

  1. Open a model with a textural appearance or apply a textural appearance to a model.
  2. Click Tools > Options > Document Properties > Model Display.
  3. Clear Automatically scale textures, surface finishes, and decals to model size and click OK.
  4. In the DisplayManager, click View Appearances Tool_edit_appearance_view.png.
  5. Right-click the appearance you want to set a default scale for and click Edit Appearance display_pane_appearance.gif.

    The Appearances PropertyManager opens.

  6. Click Advanced.
  7. On the Mapping tab, under Size/Orientation, define the height, width, and rotation if applicable.
  8. On the Color/Image tab, under Appearance, click Save Appearance.
  9. In the Save dialog box, name the file and click Save.
  10. Click PM_OK.gif.

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