Author Topic: Surface or Sub-Object Selection Possible in KeyShot?  (Read 8640 times)

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Offline Kinetic Vision

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Surface or Sub-Object Selection Possible in KeyShot?
« on: February 21, 2013, 11:23:56 am »
There is no sub-object or surface selection in KeyShot is there? For example, I have a cast part with machined surfaces and want to use two different materials on the same part. Do these surfaces need to be differentiated in my CAD program or can I somehow do that in KeyShot?

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Re: Surface or Sub-Object Selection Possible in KeyShot?
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2013, 01:24:08 pm »
Just apply different colors (on the part level) to the faces that you want to have separate materials/textures.
KeyShot will interpret the differently colored faces as separate objects.

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« Last Edit: February 21, 2013, 01:27:23 pm by DriesV »

Offline PhilippeV8

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Re: Surface or Sub-Object Selection Possible in KeyShot?
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2013, 11:39:20 pm »
Just apply different colors (on the part level) to the faces that you want to have separate materials/textures.
... in your CAD software ...
KeyShot will interpret the differently colored faces as separate objects.
... upon importing.

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Re: Surface or Sub-Object Selection Possible in KeyShot?
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2013, 11:54:46 pm »
Just apply different colors (on the part level) to the faces that you want to have separate materials/textures.
... in your CAD software ...
KeyShot will interpret the differently colored faces as separate objects.
... upon importing.

 ;)

Why you nitpicker... ::)
Indeed, that's the full procedure. :D

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Re: Surface or Sub-Object Selection Possible in KeyShot?
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2013, 12:35:39 am »
Not meant to pick any nit ...

Intention was to make sure it's 100% clear that it's not in KS you got to look for giving faces a separate color ..  :D