This guide will show you how to add a custom material using the Picture Import Wizard.


First, click Tools found in the Menu Bar, and then Picture Import Wizard.

Click Tools, and then click Picture Import Wizard

A dialog box will appear. Click Next to begin.

Welcome to the Picture Import Wizard

You will then be prompted to select the type of picture you are importing. For the purposes of this tutorial, we will be importing a picture to use as patio material. Choose the appropriate type, and then click Next.

Select the type of picture you wish to import

Select your desired image, and then click Open.

Select the image you wish to import

For best results, your image should tile seamlessly in both horizontal and vertical directions. Click Next if you are happy with your selection. If you wish to select another file, click Select Picture and choose your desired image.

Select the picture file you wish to import

Next, you will be prompted to set the destination file name. Click Set File Name, to enter the desired file name, then click Next.

Choose the destination file name for the picture you wish to import

You have now reached the end of the Picture Import Wizard. If you wish to make any revisions to previous steps, click the Back button. Click Finish to import your picture.

Click Finish to complete the Picture Import Wizard

To use your new material, select the object you want to change. For the purpose of this guide we are selecting a path. Click the material image seen below.

Click the material image

Your new image will be under the Custom category. Select your image, and then click OK.

Select the custom image you imported

You can use the following options to further customize your material:

Customization options for the imported picture

You have now completed adding a custom material using the Picture Import Wizard.

You have completed adding a custom material image using the Picture Import Wizard

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