Why can't I rotate infodecals?

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by That's the plan, Oct 24, 2018.

  1. That's the plan

    That's the plan L4: Comfortable Member

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    I wondering if you can rotate info decals, and if you can please tell me how. (I'm pretty new to mapping by the way)
     
  2. puxorb

    aa puxorb L69: Emoticon

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    You probably just have to turn off texture lock :texlock: on the top toolbar. It should work after that.

    Edit: It seems that only works for overlays instead of decals, which are generally used more anyway.
     
  3. Da Spud Lord

    aa Da Spud Lord Occasionally I make maps

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    Yes, decals cannot be rotated by design. They're designed to be cheaper to render than overlays, which is primarily achieved by sacrificing many of the functionality of overlays as well, such as scaling and rotating.
     
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  4. Fragancia

    Fragancia L2: Junior Member

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    You can rotate decals using $basetexuretransform, not as convenient let's say overlays to manipulate but you might as well use overlays over decals when you're new to mapping.