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How to generate smart material thumbnail to the cube?

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Hi everyone, i really new in 3D Coat, i just learn how to make own smart material and its look awesome. Then my question is, how to generate thumbnail with various shape like this picture below?

There are default sphere 3D Coat shape, inverted default 3D Coat sphere shape without a midle hole an the box shape. Thank you :)

Edit: For the inverted and the box shapes, i downloaded the smart materials from the 3D Coat official websites here http://materials.3dcoat.com/

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Hi

How to refresh Preview:

When you minimize The smart material Preview (little pin at right position)

Minimize.jpg

A thumbnail appear left (you can change sizes pressing square icon at top left)

Square.jpg

Now at Smart Material Panel press RMB over the material and select the command Refresh Preview

RefreshPreview.jpg

The new preview is added to the smart material thumbnail

Preview.jpg

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The model for thumbnail is at this location

C:\Program Files\3DCoat-V4xxx\ToolsPresets\preview\

For now the only option to create a new one is to create it manually renaming it as preview and generating all textures.

Remember to make a backup first of entire folder preview.

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Hi @Carlosan

Thank you for the answer, but this has not answered my question. Sorry if my English is bad.
So, here it is. Default Smart material has a thumbnail shaped preview sphere like this.

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But the .3dcpack file that I downloaded has a different thumbnail like this.

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And like this.

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And here is full preview

2 hours ago, nandur93 said:

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So actually my question is, how do I make smart material thumbnails that I make into cubes like this?

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Its impossible to make it easily using the default version. This icons are created only by dev team.

Please contact support@3dcoat.com and ask for it.

Meantime you will create new icon models following the steps posted before. Is a little cumbersome, sorry.

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On 1/19/2020 at 8:57 PM, Carlosan said:

Its impossible to make it easily using the default version. This icons are created only by dev team.

Please contact support@3dcoat.com and ask for it.

Meantime you will create new icon models following the steps posted before. Is a little cumbersome, sorry.

Thank you @Carlosan, the reason why i want my thumbnail become cube because i create smart material for wall and plane textures. And its more accurate than default sphere. For now, i'll keep going created my own smart materials without questioning thumbnails. Hope there will be the feature in the future. :gamer1:

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