Preview panel.

The texture preview panel provides a quick previsualization of how the texture looks on its own, without mapping.


Choose to display only the flat texture, only the material Preview, or both side-by-side.

Texture, Material/World, Both

Show Alpha

Show alpha in preview:

  • If Alpha: Use is checked in the Image Sampling panel, the image’s alpha channel is displayed.
  • If Alpha: Use is unchecked, an alpha channel based on averaged rgb values is displayed like it would be used by the Alpha slider in the Influence panel.