Materials Browser controls (Microsoft Windows)
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Use Materials Browser controls to navigate among materials in your materials collections.
The material thumbnail displays the currently selected material.
Material name field
The material name field displays the name of the currently selected material.
Display Secondary Selection Pane button
The Display Secondary Selection Pane button displays a second select panel below the primary select panel. This feature allows you to display both your materials collections and the In Model materials at the same time. This feature is useful when you want to drag materials between a collection and the In Model materials.
Create Material button
Use the Create Material button to create a copy of the currently active material in the In Model materials.
Set Material To Paint With To Default button
Use the Set Material To Paint With To Default to set the material to the default front and back face colors. Refer to the Face Panel section of the Styles Browser topic for further information on setting the default front and back face colors.
Sample Paint button
Use the Sample Paint button, appearing as an eye dropper, to sample and repaint materials appearing in your model. See the Paint Bucket tool for additional information.
Click on the Select tab to display the select panel . Use the select tab to navigate between material collections.
Use the Back arrow to navigate to the previous location in the hierarchy of collections.
Use the Forward arrow to navigate to the next location in the hierarchy of collections.
In Model button
Use the In Model button to navigate to the In Model materials. The In Model materials contains all of the materials currently included with your model file.
The Edit tab contains a panel of options for editing materials.