How to create a Decal Mask using Paint.NET

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By default Decals are fully opaque so they’ll block all of the model behind them. Decals have controls to adjust their overall transparency but what if only a portion of the decal is transparent, this is where a Decal Mask file come to play. A Decal Mask is a black and white image of the original decal where the black areas of the decal are transparent and the white areas are opaque.

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Let’s Make SOLIDWORKS Better Together!!!

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With SP 3.0 live and people making the upgrade we need to help SOLIDWORKS out. SOLIDWORKS is looking for our help.(yes that includes you!) We are not helping. As a community we are not helping 🙁 Inside your system options is something that is not turned on. The sad part is that you actually turned it off when you installed the software in the first place.  The little thing that we are not doing is sending SOLIDWORKS very important information. […]

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