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Hi, Wondering of someone else could check this out for me.

I saved one of the standard brushes as a psd file.

Opened that up in Photoshop and created a new brush

For my example I used the skull and bones from the Wingding fonts.

Saved that out with the proper layers: Color, Heightmap, Specular, Erasemask

Saved it as a .png

Loaded it up into 3d coat.

When I go to use the brush it's upside down from the way I created it.

It is displayed correctly in the brush menu.

When I go to brush options and set brush rotation to 180 it also inverts the height map.

If you load it up as a mask the orientation is correct.

Thanks,

mash

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Did you import and test the PSD file for the brush to see if it was inverted also?

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Did you import and test the PSD file for the brush to see if it was inverted also?

Hi, yep I checked the file in photoshop. Even re-xported the brush to photoshop to check.

I attached a .PNG file of the brush. I can't uplaod the .PSD file for some reason.

I've also attached a screen shot of the brush.

Image applied as a Brush

6484095457_5f6a030437.jpg

Brush_inverted_ScreenCap by michael32766, on Flickr

Image applied as a Mask

6484134215_32971f6d91.jpg

As_A_Mask_ScreenCap by michael32766, on Flickr

post-1727-0-47521400-1323473811_thumb.pn

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Hi, yep I checked the file in photoshop. Even re-xported the brush to photoshop to check.

I attached a .PNG file of the brush. I can't uplaod the .PSD file for some reason.

I've also attached a screen shot of the brush.

Image applied as a Brush

6484095457_5f6a030437.jpg

Brush_inverted_ScreenCap by michael32766, on Flickr

Image applied as a Mask

6484134215_32971f6d91.jpg

As_A_Mask_ScreenCap by michael32766, on Flickr

Yup. It's been like that for a long time now, and can get annoying, since rotating it in the pen/brush settings causes other problems. It has been reported, but clearly it isn't a problem to anyone else ;)

I'm sure it is a simple thing to fix when and if it eventually gets high enough in the list of things to do.

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Yup. It's been like that for a long time now, and can get annoying, since rotating it in the pen/brush settings causes other problems. It has been reported, but clearly it isn't a problem to anyone else ;)

I'm sure it is a simple thing to fix when and if it eventually gets high enough in the list of things to do.

Hi, Thanks for the info. That's what I thought since some of the installed brushes are set to 180 by default.

It's not a major problem except when you rotate a brush 180 it inverts the depth map also.

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This has been a problem for me for years. I've just managed to avoid using them so it doesn't bother me as much. If you just want it as a stamp you could use Stamp mode in the E panel and that shouldn't matter what direction it's facing.

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