How do you re-import a model? (Version 5)

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Poster: Morten
Article ID: 311
Posted: Thu 28 Jan 2016
Approved: Yes

QUESTION
How do you re-import a model?

ANSWER

METHOD 1: Build mode -> Object Toolbar -> Place Mode (small arrow) -> Re-Import Model button
1) Select (Ctrl key + click) the small circular Object Icon of an imported model.
2) The original location and name of the imported file is displayed when the the mouse cursor overlaps the small circular Object Icon.
3) Click on the Re-Import Model button.



METHOD 2: Build Mode -> (ALT) + Re-Import Model button ->
1) Object Toolbar -> Place Mode (small arrow).  Select the Object: (Ctrl key + click) the small circular Object Icon of an imported model.
2) Hold down the (ALT) key and click on this button to manually select the location/name of the file. Use this method if the file name or location have changed.



METHOD 3: Edit Materials -> Context Menu -> Material Properties button -> Reload model: This function allows you to Re-Import/Reload the model that the material you are editing belongs to.



METHOD 4: Edit Materials -> Context Menu -> Material Properties button -> Reload model from a new file: If the name or location of an exported model file (SketchUp, DAE, FBX etc) has changed, this option allows you to manually select the location/name of the file to Re-import/Reload.




See Our Video Tutorials:
 [dot] Build Mode: Updating Model Geometry Imported Item




 [dot] Build Mode: Replacing Model Geometry Imported Item





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