Options for Individual Materials, Maps, and Controllers
 
 
 
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Right-click an individual material or map entry within a group.

This menu manages individual materials, maps, or controllers.

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Rename

Opens a dialog that lets you rename the material.

For some groups, such as Materials and the Autodesk Material Library, this option does not appear.

Remove from Lib (or Remove from Group)

Removes the material or map from the library or group.

For some groups, such as Materials and the Autodesk Material Library, this option is unavailable.

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Copy to

Displays a submenu that lists the other Material/Map Browser groups to which you can copy this material, map, or controller.

You can copy a base material, map, or controller to the Temporary Library or to a custom group. You can copy an edited material or map to the Temporary Library or to a custom library.

The Temporary Library is saved with your 3ds Max Design scene, but it is not saved elsewhere unless you save it as a MAT file, under a different name.