Deleting materials (Microsoft Windows)

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Materials added to your model
are stored within the model's .skp
file. A material with only color information is very small, but materials
with textures can get fairly large, depending on the file size of your
texture. Therefore, it is suggested you delete unused materials from the
In Model tab to minimize the size of your model file. To delete a material:

  1. Select the In Model button of the
    Materials Browser. This button displays all materials used in your model.
    that are used in your model have a small triangle in the bottom right
  2. Right click on the material you
    want to delete to display the material's context menu.
  3. Select Delete (Microsoft Windows) or Remove (Mac OS X) from the context
    menu. A dialog box will appear if you are deleting a material that is
    currently used in your model.
    1. Click Yes to delete the
      material and replace it with the default material.
    2. Click No to retain the