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public static void DrawPreviewTexture(Rect position, Texture image, Material mat = null, ScaleMode scaleMode = ScaleMode.StretchToFill, float imageAspect = 0, float mipLevel = -1, Rendering.ColorWriteMask colorWriteMask = ColorWriteMask.All, float exposure = 0);


position Rectangle on the screen to draw the texture within.
image Texture to display.
mat Material to be used when drawing the texture.
scaleMode How to scale the image when the aspect ratio of it doesn't fit the aspect ratio to be drawn within.
imageAspect Aspect ratio to use for the source image. If 0 (the default), the aspect ratio from the image is used.
mipLevel The mip-level to sample. If negative, the texture is sampled normally. Sets material's _Mip property.
colorWriteMask Specifies which color components of image will get written. Sets material's _ColorMask property.
exposure Specifies the exposure for the texture. Sets material's _Exposure property.


Draws the texture within a rectangle.

If mat is null (the default), an appropriate material will be chosen for a RGBM or doubleLDR lightmap or a normal map and the fallback blit material will be chosen otherwise.

Preview Texture in an Editor Window.

// Load a texture, display the texture, display its alpha channel and
// show a preview of the inverted texture
using UnityEditor;
using UnityEngine;

class EditorGUITextures : EditorWindow { Texture2D texture; Texture2D invertedTexture; bool showInverted = false;

[MenuItem("Examples/Texture Previewer")] static void Init() { var window = GetWindow<EditorGUITextures>("Texture Previewer"); window.position = new Rect(0, 0, 400, 200); window.Show(); }

void OnGUI() { texture = (Texture2D)EditorGUI.ObjectField(new Rect(3, 3, 200, 20), "Add a Texture:", texture, typeof(Texture2D)); if (GUI.Button(new Rect(208, 3, position.width - 210, 20), "Process Inverted")) { if (invertedTexture) DestroyImmediate(invertedTexture); //Copy the new texture invertedTexture = new Texture2D(texture.width, texture.height, texture.format, (texture.mipmapCount != 0)); for (int m = 0; m < texture.mipmapCount; m++) invertedTexture.SetPixels(texture.GetPixels(m), m); InvertColors(); showInverted = true; } if (texture) { EditorGUI.PrefixLabel(new Rect(25, 45, 100, 15), 0, new GUIContent("Preview:")); EditorGUI.DrawPreviewTexture(new Rect(25, 60, 100, 100), texture); EditorGUI.PrefixLabel(new Rect(150, 45, 100, 15), 0, new GUIContent("Alpha:")); EditorGUI.DrawTextureAlpha(new Rect(150, 60, 100, 100), texture); EditorGUI.PrefixLabel(new Rect(275, 45, 100, 15), 0, new GUIContent("Inverted:")); if (showInverted) EditorGUI.DrawPreviewTexture(new Rect(275, 60, 100, 100), invertedTexture); if (GUI.Button(new Rect(3, position.height - 25, position.width - 6, 20), "Clear texture")) { texture = EditorGUIUtility.whiteTexture; showInverted = false; } } else { EditorGUI.PrefixLabel( new Rect(3, position.height - 25, position.width - 6, 20), 0, new GUIContent("No texture found")); } }

void InvertColors() { for (int m = 0; m < invertedTexture.mipmapCount; m++) { Color[] c = invertedTexture.GetPixels(m); for (int i = 0; i < c.Length; i++) { c[i].r = 1 - c[i].r; c[i].g = 1 - c[i].g; c[i].b = 1 - c[i].b; } invertedTexture.SetPixels(c, m); } invertedTexture.Apply(); } }