Installing YafaRay

Hey, I’m a complete newbie to blender so forgive these questions

How do I choose YafaRay as my default renderer? I’ve installed it in the same place as my blender.app (Applications folder), like the install said to. However, once I start blender up, I don’t know where to change the renderer from Blender Internal to YafaRay.

How do I map a texture to a cube? Every time I assign a texture to a cube, it is stretched along the sides. Do I need to make a texture in the “unwrapped” shape of the cube?

Any help on these newbie issues is appreciated! :smiley:

In the texture Map Input tab, click the “Cube” button
http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:Manual/Textures/Options/Map_Input

Yafaray interface works as a python script in blender. If you installed correctly it shoud be in render top menu.

http://www.yafaray.org/sites/default/files/images/tutorials/install/image02jc3.jpg

So all the yafray settings including materials and lights are controled by this interface.

More info on yafaray documentation:
http://www.yafaray.org/documentation/install#workflow