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How to delete all unused materials from a Blender 2.8 file, time saving tips for beginners


Daniel Oakfield writes:

Beginner tip and tricks - a short video showing how to remove unused (or used) materials from Blender 2.8 in two different ways, first of a series of quick tips clips.


  1. Oh cool! What I always did was to save my scene, then File > Revert. Now the unused materials should be marked with a 0. Now save and do File > Revert one more time. This usually makes the unused stuff disappear. You way is obviously better! :)

  2. Well that's awesome to know, thanks!
    Would be nice to figure out a way of permanently deleting it from the file in the material screen, so that I don't have to the outliner too. Hmmm . . .

  3. SO i go to remove material and it's just not an option. Like it's not on the dropdown and I can't seem to find any actual reason as to why

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