checker boar picture

at http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Manual/Image_Textures

there is apicture of a checkered board

but it is not very well explain how to get this

do you need to load up an image of a checkered board and how may N X and N y do you need ?

Tanks

Ricky, you’re reading the reference manual, not a tutorial. The author probably won’t, in most cases, explain how to get things.

The Blender Wiki has a large selection of tutorials, where they do explain how to use the tools described in the reference manual.