Materials-Browser

Materials Browser

    Materials Browser

    The Materials Browser allows you to navigate and manage materials.

    Manage material libraries provided by Autodesk, or create custom libraries for specific
    projects. Use the filter buttons to change which materials are displayed, the size
    of the thumbnails, and the amount of displayed information.

    List of Options

    The following options are displayed.

    Search

    Searches for materials in multiple libraries.

    Document Materials panel

    Displays the materials saved with the open drawing.

    Library panel

    Lists the categories in the materials libraries that are currently available.

    The materials in the selected category are displayed on the right. The buttons for
    applying or editing the material become available when you hover the mouse over the
    material swatch.

    Display Options drop-down list

    Provides options for filtering and displaying the materials lists.

    Document Materials (Document Materials section only)

    Provides options for filtering displayed materials.

    • Show All. Displays all materials in the current drawing. (Default option)
    • Show Applied. Displays only the materials being used in the current drawing.
    • Show Selected. Displays only the materials applied to the selected objects in the current drawing.
    • Show Unused. Displays only the materials that are not used in the current drawing.
    • Purge All Unused. Removes all unused materials from current drawing.
    View Type
    Sets the list to display large thumbnails, small thumbnails and information, or just
    text.
    Sort

    Controls the order in which document materials are displayed. You can sort by name,
    type, or color of the material. In the Library section, you can also sort by category.

    Thumbnail Size
    Sets the size of the displayed material swatch.
    Library (Library section only)

    Displays the library you specify

    • Favorites. A special user library which stores the collection of user-defined materials. This
      library cannot be renamed.
    • Autodesk Library.Contains materials provided by Autodesk for use by all applications.
    • Custom libraries. Custom libraries that you create or import into the current drawing.
    • Show/Hide Library Tree. Shows or hides the list of materials libraries (left pane).
    Home

    Displays a folder view of the libraries in right content pane. Click the folder to
    open the library list.

    Manage Libraries

    Creates, opens, or edits libraries and library categories.

    Create Material

    Creates new materials.

    Materials Editor

    Displays the Materials Editor.

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