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I was looking for an area rug to put in a plan.  I called up "rug" in the library and tried to install a border rug.  None of them or the other patterned rugs would attach except for the items such as corded round rug or rectangular rug, etc.  Am I doing something wrong or is there something wrong with the symbols?  Are these just materials we have to apply to another rug symbol?

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Some rugs in the Library browser are materials to be attached to objects like slabs or soffits and some are symbols with materials already assigned.

 

DJP

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Does that mean, if I want an oriental rug in the dining room, I have to place a slab under the table and then put the oriental rug on it as a material?

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...or you could just import a rug from the library and then reassign a texture (and map) to the rug symbol.

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I did go to the library to bring a rug in. There was a good selection, I thought, but they are not symbols even though they look like one.

If you want an oriental red rug (or many of the others) I presume you bring in a rectangular rug and then go back and add the oriental red rug as the material. Seems to work but more steps than I was expecting. Much better though than the previous slab suggestion.

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BTW. Thanks for all the suggestions. It's good to know people are willing to help on a Friday afternoon!

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