LiveDB Context Menu


When a material is selected in the preview window, various options are available from the right-click Context menu (figure 1).

Figure 1: The LiveDB Context menu.


Create New Category

Creates a category for materials.


Select All MaterialsA set of attributes or parameters that describe surface characteristics.

Selects all the materials in the corresponding category. 



Download the selected LiveDB material.


Replace Active MaterialThe representation of the surface or volume properties of an object.

This option will replace the currently selected material in the Material Editor with the one selected in the LiveDB.


Show in Explorer

Show the selected material in Windows Explorer.