Jump to content

jamslut

Material .lib4d files without textures?

Recommended Posts

I'm trying to build a library of my own materials, but I don't want to bog my startup drive with gigabytes of texture maps. I noticed GSG's Redshift material .lib4d file doesn't contain these maps, which is why you have to manually point to a location in the preferences after installation.

 

But when I drag my material into the content browser, it seems to save the maps automatically and I can't seem to find a way around this. I can right-click on the saved material and select "update texture paths" but nothing happens.

 

I spun my wheels long enough on this, and the MAXON Help file on this subject seems to be a little thin on info. Any help would be appreciated.

 

Cheers

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Same problem for me, when I create a shader with an absolute texture link on my D:  (in  order to save space on my C:)  and drag it to a library preset folder, it copy the texture in the C: again (Appdata \ Roaming \ MAXON .. \ Library \ Browser ) so .lib4d becomes super heavy and there's no point to have an absolute link anymore. 

 

Anyone help would be very appreciate 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

YOUTUBE CHANNEL:

ABOUT US:

C4D Cafe is the largest CINEMA 4D community. We provide facilities for discussion, showcasing and learning our favorite software :) Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and much more. If you need to find solution to your problem or otherwise ask for help, Cafe is the right place.
×
×
  • Create New...