Display Buttons (Material Explorer Scene Panel)
 
 
 
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Rendering menu Material Explorer Scene (upper) panel Display buttons (left side of the panel)

Point-Of-View (POV) viewport label menu Extended Material Explorer Scene (upper panel Display buttons (left side of the panel)

The display buttons appear to the left of the main window of the upper Scene panel. They control display of the hierarchy in the window.

These buttons correspond to choices on the Display menu.

Interface

Display Thumbnails

When on, the hierarchy displays thumbnails. Default=on.

Display Materials

When on, the hierarchy includes materials. Default=on.

Display Maps

When on, the hierarchy includes maps. Default=on.

NoteFor most scenes, the effect of this isn’t apparent unless you also turn on Display Sub-Materials/Maps.
Display Objects

When on, the hierarchy includes objects. Default=on.

Display Sub-Materials/Maps

When on, the hierarchy includes sub-materials and maps applied to material channels. Default=off.

Display Unused Map Channels

When on, the hierarchy includes unused map channels. Default=off.

Sort By Object / Sort By Materials

These two options toggle each other.

  • Sort By Object While this is active, the Name list is sorted by object.
  • Sort By Material (The default.) While this is active, the Name list is sorted by material name.