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How do I make a transparent material always display? I have turned the transparency on but its clearly not showing in the 3D view. enter image description here

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marked as duplicate by Ray Mairlot, David, gandalf3, someonewithpc, Greg Zaal Aug 4 '14 at 12:50

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Enable Transparency in Properties > Object > Display:

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I never new about that one, nice work!!!!. – GiantCowFilms Aug 4 '14 at 2:40

You need to set your view mode to either Rendered or Texture. enter image description here

If you set it to textured, you will need to change your Shading to GLSL in the properties panel (N).

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