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So I want to texture clothing for example that I created using the mirror modifier. But I want the 2 sides of the clothing piece to have individual designs for instance but it is not possible since the original and the mirrored surfaces use the same UV-coordinates. How can I change that?

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  • $\begingroup$ AFAIK this is not possible without applying the mirror modifier, however I can look and see if I can find a solution. $\endgroup$ – VRM Mar 30 '15 at 15:43
  • $\begingroup$ Oh, thanks. I guess applying it will work just fine. $\endgroup$ – Fabian Mar 30 '15 at 15:48
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Here I have an image with a red squiggle on one side and blue on the other. I have a plane that is mirrored and I have enabled 'U' texture mirroring on the modifier to allow the other half of the texture to appear on the mirrored side.

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Depending on your mirror axis you may want to enable 'V' mapping instead.

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  • $\begingroup$ Beat me too it :D Nice feature! How new is it? $\endgroup$ – VRM Mar 30 '15 at 15:51
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    $\begingroup$ @NoviceInDisguise It was present in 2.49 according to the wiki: wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.4/Manual/Modifiers/Generate/… $\endgroup$ – Ray Mairlot Mar 30 '15 at 15:53
  • $\begingroup$ How could one miss something so good o.O $\endgroup$ – VRM Mar 30 '15 at 15:56
  • $\begingroup$ Hehe, I missed it too :O. $\endgroup$ – Paul Gonet Mar 30 '15 at 16:03

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