The Copy (Instance)
Map dialog is displayed when you copy a map by dragging and dropping
a map button. It gives you the choice of copying the map, making
the newly assigned map an instance of the one you dragged, or swapping
You can drag map buttons
in the Maps rollout, in the Basic Parameters rollout, or from one
rollout to the other.
TipWhen you use the
same map for multiple parameters, such as both self-illumination
and opacity, it is usually easier to work with an instance rather than
Makes an instance of
the map you dragged. The newly assigned map is not independent.
Adjusting the parameters of one map or the other changes both of them.
Copies the map you dragged.
The newly assigned map is a copy whose parameters you can adjust independently.
Swaps the maps. This option
isn't displayed when you drag from one rollout to another.