Gmax Material Navigator

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Gmax Material Navigator

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I cannot open the Gmax material navigator, either from the top menu, using the M key, or from the materials editor. I have seen some discussion of this on other sites, but without a clear or satisfactory solution. Has anyone here experienced this problem? I am using Windows 10, but I have had that operating system for a while, and I've certainly used the material navigator since then, if infrequently.

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John Young
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Re: Gmax Material Navigator

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I'm on Windows 10 1909 Jon and my Materials Editor is working fine. In fact I can't remember ever having lost its function, even through a long history of Windows 7. Because of that I can't immediately come up with a solution. However, it might be worth backing up your Gmax.ini file and deleting the original. Gmax will then build a new one. You can find it in your Gmax root folder. I'm doubtful though because the .ini file makes no mention of the Materials editor.

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Re: Gmax Material Navigator

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It seems it was the ini file, but which? Turns out I had two, one in the Gmax root folder, which included editor parameters, and one the gamepacks/FS2004 folder. I backed up both, and now the Navigator is working.

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Glad that worked Jon and you are back in business.

John

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