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So I am suffering from a TREMENDOUS amount of Blender files! I currently have about 1000 on my machine and organizing these in certain folders helps a little but it does not really solve the issue. I kept thinking I really need to get color in these grey previews and then one day I spotted this ...

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One file in hundreds just randomly has a little bit of color ... I have since tried everything to recreate this result somehow but have failed and I was just curious if anyone knew how to make these file previews colorful and easier on the eyes.

Thank you !!

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The File Browser preview only shows solid view colors.
You have three options here:

  • Adjust the solid view color for each material (in Material tab)
  • Set solid view color for each object (in Object tab)
  • Use random color for each object

You can switch between different modes using the Viewport Shading menu.

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    $\begingroup$ DING DING DING! We have a winner!! Thank you so much!! $\endgroup$ – General_Iridium Mar 24 at 11:07
  • $\begingroup$ Happy to help, enjoy your colorful file library :). $\endgroup$ – Jachym Michal Mar 24 at 11:16

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