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Old 21-04-2003, 12:41 AM   #1
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Default Poly textures, one file or many?

When texturing a poly mesh, do I need to have all the textures for the whole mesh in a single image file or is it possible to texture one area of the mesh with one image file and place a different image file for another part of the poly mesh?

For example have a file called front.tga and back.tga or should I map them together into one large file? Thanks.
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Depends on th model mate... Most of the time one will do..
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If you want, select all of the faces of your 'front' and apply the front shader. And the same for the back.
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Only game models are really limited as to the number of textures and size of textures you can use
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