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CINEMA 4D, 3rd Edition by Anne Powers, Kent McQuilkin

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5

Materials in Depth

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The Material Editor enables you to edit the materials used in your scene. Each material will contain parameters nested in Channels. These Channels work together to create the final appearance of the material. The Channels can be enabled or disabled by clicking the checkbox to the left of its name. Most of the parameters contained within the Channels are keyframe supported, allowing the creation of incredible animations inside the materials alone.

The Figure on the bottom right of this page is a modified version of the Material Channels table provided in the help system of CINEMA 4D.

Be sure to check Animating Letters in ...

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