How to use materials from Kerkythea?

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How to use materials from Kerkythea?

Post by Roguski » Fri Sep 25, 2009 12:01 pm

Hi,
Is it possible use materials form Kerkythea?
Thanks, Hub

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Re: How to use materials from Kerkythea?

Post by Fletch » Fri Sep 25, 2009 12:18 pm

Hi, Hub and Welcome! :D
Yes, Please read the user maual section on Materials. This is also mentioned in the tutorial videos. ;)

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Re: How to use materials from Kerkythea?

Post by Roguski » Fri Sep 25, 2009 12:33 pm

Thanks for quick response. I've searched forum but no luck.
I'll try with manual :)
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Re: How to use materials from Kerkythea?

Post by Fletch » Fri Sep 25, 2009 12:53 pm

either point Twilight to read also your KT materials folder, or copy your materials folder and paste it into Twilight Plugin's materials folder beside the other libraries there.

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Re: How to use materials from Kerkythea?

Post by Roguski » Fri Sep 25, 2009 9:46 pm

Thanks a lot Fletch.
I've add paths to Kerky materials in Twilight and it works.
One annoying thing is that I must wait a few second to see content of the library :( (e.g. Woods by Darren) in comparison with generic library.
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Re: How to use materials from Kerkythea?

Post by Fletch » Fri Sep 25, 2009 9:58 pm

only when loading the lib for the first time, right? it has to load the textures and previews at some time, right? and the higher the number of textures and the higher the res. of the textures, the longer the load time... depending on your machine's ram speed I suppose.

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Re: How to use materials from Kerkythea?

Post by Dan » Tue Sep 29, 2009 1:08 pm

Roguski wrote: ...One annoying thing is that I must wait a few second to see content of the library
Not longer than when opening them in KT, isn't it?

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Re: How to use materials from Kerkythea?

Post by marvins_dad » Tue Sep 29, 2009 4:55 pm

Do you have to unzip the files or leave them the way Kerythea reads them?

In the manual it says to unzip, but I tried that and didn't see where it added the material. Maybe I didn't look in the right place.

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Re: How to use materials from Kerkythea?

Post by Gaieus » Tue Sep 29, 2009 4:59 pm

Kerkythea has its own way of importing these *.mat.zip files and will take care of unzipping/installing them to the proper folders.
Twilight then should be able to read this folder nicely.
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Re: How to use materials from Kerkythea?

Post by Fletch » Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:07 pm

please make sure your folder looks something like this: (the material packs shown in these examples are available to licensed users, but the principle is the same as the free Kerkythea materials.)
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