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NatsuMAN

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Possible to tweak texture hues?
« on: December 20, 2009, 10:11:21 PM »
I'm wondering if there is something you can do in the XML to give an object texture a color that is different from it's intended one.

For example, to make an object look like a purple Mars.

Here's what I tried to do:
<Texture>mars.dds</Texture>      
<Color>800080</Color>
<ColorReal>800080</ColorReal>
<ColorVivid>800080</ColorVivid>

I don't think this is right, it still looks like normal Mars in the sim with this code.

If anyone can enlighten me to the best way to colorize an object, I would highly appreciate it.

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Re: Possible to tweak texture hues?
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2009, 02:40:31 PM »
This should help:
http://universesandbox.com/forum/index.php/topic,277.msg993.html#msg993

What file are you changing?

Let us know if you still have questions.

NatsuMAN

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Re: Possible to tweak texture hues?
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2009, 03:51:49 PM »
Actually, I used a workaround. I figured it would be easier to just open the .dds in Photoshop and alter the color levels. It worked out fine! All I have is just a few extra textures now.  :P 'Twas a lot easier than toying with texture and color codes in the XML.

I'd post screenshots of what I did, but I'm just too lazy...

BTW, I love this program.

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Re: Possible to tweak texture hues?
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2009, 09:43:16 PM »
I'm glad you got it to work. I'm so glad you're enjoying the software.

I'd love to see a screenshot. :) You can press F12 to take a screenshot. They're saved in (My) Documents\Universe Sandbox\Images

We'll be releasing version 2 in early 2010. It will make changing colors as easy as a few clicks of the mouse.

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Re: Possible to tweak texture hues?
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2009, 08:51:39 AM »
'Kay. Screens delivered.

















Also, I'm greatly looking forward to the new version's release!

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Re: Possible to tweak texture hues?
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2009, 05:59:58 PM »
All of those are awesome  :D ;D

EDIT: Rofl.. I notice that Fenrir is a name of a keyblade in KH2.

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Re: Possible to tweak texture hues?
« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2009, 07:01:34 PM »
Fenrir is also a moon of Saturn.

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Re: Possible to tweak texture hues?
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2010, 03:41:21 PM »
Fenrir is also a moon of Saturn.

That too. ;D