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Materials Overview Information

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Material Types

An in-depth explanation of the types and uses of materials in DesignWorkshop.

Material Management

This chart maps the logic used by DesignWorkshop for combining the user-defined and default materials information, for rendering a given model or for saving.

The "DW Material Prefs" File

This important file is the main control point for the list of active materials, including lights and textures, and their detailed characteristics. Here is a commented reference copy of the default settings.

Materials Catalog

This illustrates the full standard set of textures and other materials distributed with DesignWorkshop.

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