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Offline jhiker

Unexpected behaviour with 'labels'
« on: August 24, 2012, 01:41:44 am »
Amongst other things, this scene contains two different assemblies, each of which include a manual valve with a green plastic hand knob. The two assemblies were made at different times but the knob component is common to both.
The top of the knob has a label applied to the top surface as shown highlighted on the rightmost valve and positioned with 'UV coordinates'.
Here's my problem... I can't successfully apply a duplicate (same) label to the leftmost valve knob. I can double-click on the knob  to open the 'Properties/Textures/Labels' dialogue component and the label shows up in the 'Labels' tab but when I position it on the leftmost valve knob it disappears from the rightmost one.
I expected to have independent control on the positioning of the two labels on two separate components.
Am I doing something wrong here...?

Offline PhilippeV8

Re: Unexpected behaviour with 'labels'
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2012, 02:48:13 am »
Right click on the one that hasn't got the lable in the right place and chose "unlink material" .. after that, changes made to either won't affect the other.
I had the exact same thing going on here a while back.

Offline jhiker

Re: Unexpected behaviour with 'labels'
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2012, 07:12:11 am »
That did the trick! Thank you very much  ;)