Cannot add material onto model

hey guys and gals!
so i have just downloaded rhino six, evaluation version, however I cannot seem to get my material working.
i cannot click material in the layer panel
i cannot add material through properties
i cannot seem to open material editor as well

please help

for uni


Hi @puvo

From your screen shot, the object is set to assign material by layer (meaning that if the objects layer has a specific material, the object will inherit that material). If you set “Assign by” to “Basic”, you’ll be able to use the material editor.

HTH, Jakob

Hello - your Properties panel looks ‘wrong’ to me - can you open Options > Plug-ins page and see if ‘Renderer Development Kit’ and ‘Renderer Development Kit UI’ are enabled and loaded?

I expect to see this: