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The File palette contains buttons for loading, saving, importing and exporting a variety of files in a variety of formats — Projects, Documents, 3D objects, Timelines, Spotlights, textures and alphas.

File palette

File palette

Open

The File Open button will open an previously saved Project (ZPR format). Projects will save everything that is present on the document at the time of saving.

SaveAs

The Save As button will save everything that is in the document into a Project. This will even safe the Tool and All Subtool(9s) along with their position.

Revert

The Revert button restores the current Project to its condition when it was last saved. ZBrush first asks you to confirm this action.

UndoHistory

The UndoHistory switch .

Lightbox>Projects

The Lightbox>Projects button gives instant access to the Projects tab in Lightbox.

Project Notes

Pressing the Project Notes button will display the notes that have been saved with the current project. If no notes have been stored then this button will be disabled.

Edit

The Edit button allows you to add or edit notes for the current project.

 


 File palette sub-palettes

File palette sub-palettes

File palette sub-palettes

 


Canvas sub-palette

Open

The Open button opens a saved ZBrush document (ZBR format). Identical to the Open button in the Document palette.

Save

The Save button saves the ZBrush document. Identical to the Save button in the Document palette.

Revert

The Revert button restores this document to its condition when it was last saved. ZBrush first asks you to confirm this action. Identical to the Revert button in the Document palette.

SaveAs

Save As enables you to save this document to a file using a different name. Identical to the Save As button in the Document palette.

 


Tool Mesh sub-palette

Load Tool

The Load Tool button opens a saved ZBrush tool (ZTL format). Identical to the Load Tool button in the Tool palette.

Save As

The Save As button saves the selected Tool. Identical to the Save As button in the Tool palette.

 


Timeline sub-palette

Load

The Load button opens a saved Timeline file (ZMO format). Identical to the Load button in the Movie > Timeline menu.

Save

The Save button saves the current Timeline settings to disk. Identical to the Save button in the Movie > Timeline menu.

 


Spotlight sub-palette

Load Spotlight

The Load Spotlight button opens a saved Spotlight file (ZSL format). Identical to the Load button in the Texture palette.

Save Spotlight

The Save button saves the current Spotlight to disk. Identical to the Save Spotlight button in the Texture palette.

 


Texture sub-palette

Import

The Import button loads a texture from a saved file. ZBrush recognizes a number of standard image formats for import and export. Identical to the Import button in the Texture palette.

Export

The Export button saves the current texture to an image file. ZBrush recognizes a number of standard image formats for import and export. Identical to the Export button in the Texture palette.

 


Alpha sub-palette

Import

The Import button loads an alpha from a saved file. ZBrush recognizes a number of standard image formats for import and export. Identical to the Import button in the Alpha palette.

Export

The Export button saves the current alpha to an image file on disk. ZBrush recognizes a number of standard image formats for import and export. Identical to the Export button in the Alpha palette.

 


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