Texture preview pane context menu

Save to File

Saves the texture to a Rhino texture file (.rtex).

Save as image...

Saves the texture to a bitmap image.


  1. Select a bitmap format.

  2. Set the width and height of the image.

    Alpha channel can be included if the selected format supports it.


Copies the selected item to the Clipboard.


Creates a new item based on the contents of the Clipboard.

Paste as Instance

Creates a new item based on the contents of the Clipboard. The new item will be linked to the original item.


Deletes the selected item.

Select All

Select all items in the list.

Reset to Defaults

Changes all of the item settings to the default.


Pops up the Render Content Tag dialog to manage tags. Tags group or categorize items to make searching easier.

Filter By Tags

Hides the items that don't have the selected tags.

Sort Alphabetically

Lists the items with their names in ascending (A to Z) order.

Remove Instancing

Removes the connection between instanced items.

Update Preview Now

Updates the preview of the selected item when auto-update is disabled.

Floating Preview

Floats the preview image in a resizable window.

Floating Editor

Edits the selected item in a separate dialog.

Show Labels

Displays thumbnail name labels when in Grid mode.

List mode always displays labels.

Auto-Update Preview

Automatically updates all previews as settings change.

Update All Previews

Update previews manually when Auto-Update Preview is off.


Opens the Preview Properties dialog box.

Preview thumbnail images and the background area between thumbnail images both have context menus.

Preview Properties

The preview properties settings control the appearance of the thumbnail images.


Controls the right-mouse drag object or camera rotation.

Rotate object

Right-mouse drag rotates the object.

Rotate camera

Right-mouse drag rotates the camera.

X angle

Sets the horizontal rotation angle for the object or camera.

Y angle

Sets the vertical rotation angle for the object or camera.

Save as Defaults

Saves the thumbnail properties as the default settings.

Load from Defaults

Uses the default settings.


Closes the large preview pane.