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thijser
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append grayed out

Postby thijser » Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:29 am

I'm trying to import a material given to me in a .blend file. However when I go to the append button it is greyed out. Does anyone know how to fix this? I'm using the mac version of blender and am currently a complete noob to blender.

brasshat
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Postby brasshat » Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:14 am

You have to be in object mode in the file to which you are appending in order to append something. I suspect that you are trying to import your material from edit mode.

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thijser
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Postby thijser » Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:14 am

ah that worked thank you.


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