Assign Participating Media

Use the Assign tool to apply participating media properties to selected solids. Solids which are not assigned any participating media model are considered as non-participating.

  1. From the Radiation ribbon, click the Assign tool.

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  2. Select solids.
  3. In the microdialog, assign a participating media model from the drop-down menu or select Participating Media Model Library to create, edit, and manage custom participating media models.
    Either fluid or solid domains can be defined as participating media.
  4. From the guide bar, execute the command in the following ways:
    • Click to confirm your selection and remain in the tool.

      This allows you to continue creating instances and helps you visualize and edit instances with the legend.

    • Click to confirm your selection and exit the tool.