Articles for the ‘Using and changing colors’ Category

Changing Material or Color in the Drawing Layout
Last modified: Dec 21, 2018

To change the material or color of a wall, floor, or ceiling in the drawing, follow these steps: Select the component you want to change. Go to the 3D component tab. Under Material Change, click the Material Explorer button. The Material Explorer window opens: Browse the categories and thumbnails to find your color or material. ...

Adding Custom Colors
Last modified: Dec 21, 2018

In the Select material dialog box you will find the Color tab. Here you can mix and create your own colors and then save them as favorites. The select material dialog, here with the Color tab selected.   Follow these steps to create and use your own color: Go to the component tab 3D. Under Material Change, click the Material button. A dialog ...

Changing Texture
Last modified: Dec 21, 2018

In the Select material dialog box, you will find the Texture tab. Textures are photos of real materials such as wallpaper, tile and different types of flooring. High quality textures are often scanned or photographed with a digital camera. To use textures in CET Designer, you have to gather and store them yourself. The material dialog, here with the ...

Use the Material Pack for an Extended Material Collection
Last modified: Dec 21, 2018

On our Marketplace, we have added a catalogue with loads and loads of materials for you to use.  Simply download it and all the materials (currently around 600) will turn up in the Material Explorer. Since the Material Pack is a catalogue, it will automatically download new materials as soon as we relase them. Related ...

About the Material Explorer
Last modified: Dec 21, 2018

The Material Explorer is a built-in tool for browsing and viewing materials in CET Designer. Here you can Search for, choose desired view to display your materials, add folders with your own created materials as a complement to the predefined folders, and much more! Note: the Material Explorer is only available with the advanced graphics ...

Areas in Material Explorer
Last modified: Dec 21, 2018

View Bar On the View Bar, there is a Search field for searching for different materials. This will help you find your desired material from the Viewing area. Just type a part of the name, or the full name of a material, and it will appear in the Viewing area. You can also choose to ...

Material Appearance Settings
Last modified: Jun 04, 2015

Changing color, material or texture appearance Predefined materials, textures and colors can be changed in different ways for special effects in the 3D view. You can adjust the settings for: – Diffuse: Use the slider to set how diffuse you would like the color or material to be. – Specular:  How glossy the material should be. ...

Changing Predefined Colors and Materials
Last modified: Dec 21, 2018

The Select Material dialog box has many predefined colors and materials to choose from. The color and material options on the Predefined and Thumbnails tabs are the same; only the presentation of the options differs. On the first tab you choose from a tree view, while on Thumbnails you choose from a list. Follow these steps to use predefined colors or materials: Go ...