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There are some context options that V-Ray textures have.

Right-click on any texture in the Textures' List for a context menu to appear.

Select a texture to Use as Replacement for any other texture in the scene. Then, use the Replace All References option over the chosen texture in order for this option to take effect.

Use the Duplicate option to duplicate the texture.

You can select more than one asset at a time with Ctrl or Shift.

All texture input slots () share the following right-click functionalities: CopyCutClearWrap In, GlobalizePaste As Copy and Paste As Instance. Drag-and-dropping textures into any input slot is also available.

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The context options of the Color Slot allow to Copy and Paste a color from one color slot to another, as well as to Reset the color selection to a default value.

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The Globalize option makes the texture a global instance. The Globalize option is also available when right-clicking on any texture in the Material's List.

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The Environment map slot, situated in the Environment rollout in Settings, automatically sets its slotted texture as a global texture in the Textures List. All subsequent textures created in that slot have a prefix "Environment" in their name and are automatically set as global textures as well.

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The Wrap In option, available in the texture slot's context menu, places the existing texture within a new one and then plugs the new one in the original slot.

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Any texture can be replaced via the Replace With New Texture () button, which activates when you select the texture to be replaced. If the texture is an instance, all copies are changed as well.

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You can search for a specific texture within the Search Scene field.

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The Bitmap texture settings are organized in Basic and Advanced modes. You can switch the mode from the toggle button () under the Preview Swatch or globally from the Configuration rollout of the Settings tab.

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You can reset the Input Number Slider's value to its default value by right-clicking on the slider and selecting the Reset context menu option.

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  • There is a difference between how Rhino and V-Ray handle texture transformations. Rhino multiplies first by the offset, and then by the scale. V-Ray multiplies first by the scale, and then by the offset.