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Uv Sphere Unwrap Perfect Square [duplicate]

Hello all i'm trying to do is get this sphere to be unwrapped as a perfect square to fit into the image i've been playing around with the uv settings can't seem to figure it out if anyone here knows ...
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how do i properly texture a UV sphere [duplicate]

i was trying to make an eye, and this happened. is there a way i can texture a sphere without it replicating the texture?
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How do I UV unwrap and texture onion-like object? [duplicate]

What would be the best method to UV unwrap and texture an onion-like object? It doesn't have to be an onion specifically, it's just an example. I'm talking about all the objects that are spherical ...
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Creating a planet using grid and warp; texture is distorted? [duplicate]

I was following this short tutorial about creating a planet by warping a grid or plane. It works great, but I'm having one problem: the polar ends of the planet (top and bottom) are sort of coming ...
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Unwanted repeating textures [duplicate]

I'm working on an Earth model and when I apply its textures I get them repeating instead of being applied only once. Im still new to Blender, I would appreciate some help
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What is the best way to unwrap a sphere?

After reading How to get perfect UV sphere Mercator projection? It seems that there is no perfect solution for getting rid of the stretch at the poles of UV spheres. According to What is the ...
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is it possible to unwrap an Icosphere in blender?

well first of all , I need a triangulated mesh for an externa aplication, so I decided to use an Icosphere an export it then , however I noticed something ugly with Icosphere ... I would like to know ...
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Generated texture coordinates vs Unwrapped texture coordinates

If you want to map an equirectangular image texture to a sphere - like a map of the earth to a sphere - is there any necessity to use an UV map ? Or can I simply use the generated texture coordinates ?...
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UV maping a sphere to have stripes runing between both poles?

I tried to map a country flag on a UV sphere, but I could not get it laid out the way how I wanted to see it. I used the Poland flag. I wanted to map it exactly as you can see in picture 1. But what ...
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Unwrapping a circle into a line of segments?

How can I UV unwrap a circle (which is divided into segments) into a straight line of segments (triangles) - I can only get segments placed randomly. I.E. a row of triangular segments with the ...
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Using Python to create a sphere and map a texture onto it

Is it possible to map a texture onto a sphere using python script? I am sure it is, but so far I was not able to figure out how to do it.
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Mapping an Aitoff projection onto a sphere

Is it possible to map the attached image of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) onto the exterior of a sphere in Blender? The few tutorials I saw use either sphere projection or mark seam, but those ...
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Blender 2.8 equivalent of UV Squares / make islands straight?

I'm starting to use Blender 2.8 beta and have a question : Is there something like UV Squares that I could use to make my UV islands straight ? I already tried with pins, didn't worked. Thank you ! :)
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Is there a straightforward way to map all my vertices from a cubic space to a cylindrical space?

I have an existing model I've built up which currently has cubic geometry and fits neatly inside a cube. This was built up in Blender manually by duplication, not by scripting, in case you're curious ...
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Wrapping Landscape to a Sphere

I am currently working on a research project where we are making full sized models of Mars and the Moon. I am looking for the best way to wrap a landscape (preferably given through a height map) ...

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