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Texture

Deprecated

Texture

Deprecated

A Texture object applies a repeating texture to the face of a BasePart.

How does a Texture work?

A Texture will apply an image to the BasePart it is parented to. The surface this image is applied to is dependent on the FaceInstance/Face property. When the BasePart is resized, the image will repeat. The size of the repeating textures is determined by the Texture/StudsPerTileU and StudsPerTileV properties.

local texture = Instance.new("Texture")
texture.Texture = "http://www.roblox.com/asset/?id=732339893" -- roblox logo
-- 1x1 studs repeating texture
texture.StudsPerTileU = 1
texture.StudsPerTileV = 1

The image a Texture applies is determined by its Decal/Texture property. Images can be uploaded to Roblox provided they adhere to the community guidelines. Information on how to upload images can be found Articles/How to upload a Decal|here. -->

What is the difference between Textures and Decals?

The texture object is very similar to the Decal object. However, whereas the image applied by a Decal scales when the BasePart is resized, the image applied by a Texture repeats.

Repeating textures have a wide range of applications such as floor tiles and wall textures.

Alternatives to Textures

Although Decals have a wide variety of applications, in some cases developers may wish to pick one of the following classes instead.

  • For non repeating images Decal object should be used
  • To apply GUI elements, the SurfaceGui object should be used
  • If the effect of lighting on the image needs to be altered, the SurfaceGui object should be used

Properties

float

StudsPerTileU

Sets the horizontal size, in studs, of the tiled image applied by the Texture.

float

StudsPerTileV

Sets the vertical size, in studs, of the tiled image applied by the Texture.

Inherited from Decal: Show Hide

Content

Texture

The ContentId of the image to be applied by the `Decal`.
float

Transparency

Determines the transparency of the `Decal` with 0 being completely opaque and 1 completely transparent.
float

LocalTransparencyModifier

[Hidden] [NotReplicated]
Acts as a multiplier for the `Decal`'s `Decal/Transparency` property. The effects are only visible to the local player.
Color3

Color3

The `DataType/Color3` tint of the `Decal`.

Inherited from FaceInstance: Show Hide

NormalId

Face

Sets what face of the brick the object appears on.

Inherited from Instance: Show Hide

int

DataCost

[ReadOnly] [NotReplicated]
The cost of saving the instance using data persistence.
Instance

Parent

Determines the hierarchical parent of the `Instance`.
bool

RobloxLocked

If true, the `Instance` and its descendants cannot be indexed or edited by a `Script` or `LocalScript` and will throw an error if it is attempted.
string

ClassName

[ReadOnly] [NotReplicated]
A read-only string representing the class this `Instance` belongs to.
string

Name

A non-unique identifier of the `Instance`.
bool

Archivable

Determines if an `Instance` can be cloned using `/Instance/Clone` or saved to file.

Functions

Inherited from Instance: Show Hide

Array

GetDescendants ( )

[CustomLuaState]
Returns an array containing all of the `Instance`'s descendants.
bool

IsAncestorOf ( Instance descendant )

Returns true if an `Instance` is an ancestor of the given descendant.
bool

IsDescendantOf ( Instance ancestor )

Returns true if an `Instance` is a descendant of the given ancestor.
Instance

FindFirstChildWhichIsA ( string className , bool recursive )

Returns the first child of the `Instance` for whom `Instance/IsA` returns true for the given className.
Instance

FindFirstChildOfClass ( string className )

Returns the first child of the `Instance` whose `Instance/ClassName|ClassName` is equal to the given className.
Instance

FindFirstChild ( string name , bool recursive )

Returns the first child of the `Instance` found with the given name.
Instance

FindFirstAncestorWhichIsA ( string className )

Returns the first ancestor of the `Instance` for whom `Instance/IsA` returns true for the given className.
Instance

FindFirstAncestorOfClass ( string className )

Returns the first ancestor of the `Instance` whose `Instance/ClassName` is equal to the given className.
Instance

FindFirstAncestor ( string name )

Returns the first ancestor of the `Instance` whose `Instance/Name` is equal to the given name.
bool

IsA ( string className )

Returns true if an `Instance`'s class matches or inherits from a given class
Instance

WaitForChild ( string childName , double timeOut )

[CustomLuaState] [CanYield]
Returns the child of the `Instance` with the given name. If the child does not exist, it will yield the current thread until it does.
RBXScriptSignal

GetPropertyChangedSignal ( string property )

Get an event that fires when a given property of an object changes.
string

GetFullName ( )

Returns a string showing the `Instance`'s ancestry.
string

GetDebugId ( int scopeLength )

[NotBrowsable]
Returns a coded string of the `Instance`s DebugId used internally by Roblox.
Objects

GetChildren ( )

Returns an array containing all of the `Instance`'s children.
void

Destroy ( )

Sets the `Instance/Parent` property to nil, locks the `Instance/Parent` property, disconnects all connections and calls Destroy on all children.
Instance

Clone ( )

Create a deep copy of a Roblox instance and descendants where `Archivable = true`.
void

ClearAllChildren ( )

This function destroys all of an `Instance`'s children.

Events

Inherited from Instance: Show Hide

RBXScriptSignal

AncestryChanged ( Instance child , Instance parent )

Fires when the `Instance/Parent` property of the object or one of its ancestors is changed.
RBXScriptSignal

ChildAdded ( Instance child )

Fires when an object is parented to this `Instance`.
RBXScriptSignal

ChildRemoved ( Instance child )

Fires when a child is removed from this `Instance`.
RBXScriptSignal

DescendantAdded ( Instance descendant )

Fires when a descendant is added to the `Instance`.
RBXScriptSignal

DescendantRemoving ( Instance descendant )

Fires immediately before a descendant of the `Instance` is removed.
RBXScriptSignal

Changed ( string property )

Fired immediately after a property of an object changes.