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How do I add a texture to a cube (yes I know I'm a scrub)?

Alright I realize this is probably a really dumb question, but how do I put a custom texture onto a cube? It will let me use skyboxes as the texture, but when I just made a random .png with the color red (I wanted a red cube) and put it in one of my assets folders, it won't let me apply it.

So, is there a specific place/filetype/size I have to have an image to use it on a cube. Once again sorry if this is a really dumb question.

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asked Jan 30, 2011 at 12:57 AM

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Jan 30, 2011 at 01:18 AM Eric5h5
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Are you just trying to drop the texture on? - you need to create a material that uses that texture then add that material under the mesh renderer component

also it is better if the texture is of a power of 2 in size

512, 1024, 2048, etc.

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answered Jan 30, 2011 at 01:09 AM

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okay I understand, now I just needed know how where to place the material and what type of file it should be

Jan 30, 2011 at 01:21 AM Michael 13

jpg or psd work for me

Jan 30, 2011 at 01:56 AM Myth

okay I figured out what I was doing wrong, thanks everyone!

Jan 30, 2011 at 03:17 AM Michael 13

thanks! been a days learning around and now i know how to add textures to cubes hahaha

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