Legacy Reference

Texture Tools

This topic references tools and features that are legacy. If you want to use legacy tools in Lumberyard Editor, disable the CryEntity Removal gem using the Project Configurator or the command line. To learn about the latest features, see the Amazon Lumberyard User Guide.

The following buttons are available from the SU tab on the Designer Menu panel.

Smoothing Group

Used for assigning numbers to faces. Faces with the same numbers and connected by an edge are rendered smoothly. A seam will be displayed between two faces with different smoothing group IDs. The following functions are available:


Property Description
Smoothing Groups Used to assign a number to the selected faces.
Add Faces To SG Used to select faces based on the selected number buttons.
Select Faces By SG Used to select faces based on the selected number buttons.
Clear Empty SGs Used to remove the assigned smoothing groups of the selected faces.
Auto Smooth with Threshold Angle Sets the smoothing groups based on the angle between faces. Any two faces will be put in the same smoothing group if the angle between their normals is lees than the threshold angle.
Threshold Angle Used to set the angle in degrees

UV Mapping

Materials can be assigned to each face differently and you can manipulate the UV coordinates using this tool.


Property Description
UV offset The parameters are set to solid directly.
Scale offset The values are added to the existing parameters
Fit Texture Fits the texture to the selected surfaces.
Reset Resets the texture settings on selected surfaces.
Tiling Changes texture tiling on selected surfaces in the X and Y directions.
Select Selects all surfaces with the Material ID.
Assign Assigns the Material ID to selected surfaces.

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