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Help "wrapping" texture on

January 19, 2013 | 3:59 pm

Hi there,

I am trying to make a custom texture to wrap around a cube using "". Tutorial 34 makes the following claim:

"The object uses a "gift-wrapping" strategy to apply the texture to the tetrahedron. In the help file, the texture_maps subpatch illustrates exactly how the different platonic solids are wrapped."

But I can’t seem to find the "texture_maps" subpatch they are talking about. Can anyone direct me to this subpatch, or offer clues about how the wrapping works in

Eventually I want to have a grid of many cubes, rotating independently to create a composite picture collage of a Face.


January 21, 2013 | 9:53 pm

hi. sorry for the confusion in the docs. looks like that sub-patcher didn't make the transition from max 5 to max 6.
i've attached the image from the help patch.

and here is how you can texture a
simply create a named object and provide that name to the @texture attribute of

— Pasted Max Patch, click to expand. —


  1. platotexture.png


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