Questions tagged [uv-image-editor]

Issues related to the UV image editor and tools.

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Blender UV project missing Image?

I was recently doing a Project needing the UV project modifier, but the Image selection menu appears to be missing as of Blender 2.8. I have attached both 2.8 and 2.79 screenshots to show you what I ...
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Mirror parts of existing image texture along mesh axis

:-) Is there a way to clone-mirror parts of an existing image along an axis? Example picture for clarity: The mesh is symmetrical, and the texture is taken from a real image and fitted to one half ...
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orange line on 3d scanned object

I have a 3d scanned object and want to render an image of it in blenders internal render. As seen on the screenshots my object has a texture but the texture is scattered with orange lines inbetween ...
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UV grab/scale/rotate doesn't work

I have a problem with grabbing uv maps in the UV Editing window. I can select an uv selecting a mesh in the Edit Mode, then when I'm trying to use move, scale or rotate uv in the UV Editor, nothing ...
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UV Editing, Vertex, Edge, Face shortcuts not working?

in UV Editing with the Industry Keymap used(2.8, 8ac0fef4dfd1) the Vertex, Edge, Face shortcuts (1,2,3) are not working while having sync mode active and the uv window active (instead 1 activates the ...
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How do you paint in 2.8’s UV editor

Hey so I’m trying to put a black dot right in the middle of this sphere, but for some reason, Nothing appears when I click down on my map. Does anyone know what I’m doing wrong?
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Beginner question: uv unwrap unexpected unwrapped shape

So I unwrapped a wrench model and marked the seam: The unwrapped part of the u-shaped faces are like this: Any idea why I end up having the diagonal lines (the red line) there? There are no doubles, ...
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Cannot modify UV texture in the UV editor

I am following a blender guru's video, and I had some trouble adjusting the floor's UV. In the view port, the texture works fine, I just want to change the scale of it, but in the UV editor.
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Does Blender support a uneven texture Sizes?

Hi is there a way to disable the auto-correcting it does. For example a 1k-2k trim texture will always get unwrapped stretched by default(because Blender wants to compensate). If there's a way to ...
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Transforming UV vertices using numeric values in Blender 2.7

How can I perform Move, Rotate and Scale transformations on UV vertices using precise numeric values? Is there an add-on I can use? When I transform most types of spatial elements in Blender, the ...
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Is there a quick way to properly unwrap simple model?

I have many simple models that I need to unwrap. One of them is below: This model was unwrapped by using the "Smart UV Project" built-in blender function. The front and back sides look good, but the ...
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UV Unwrap - Object - Select Faces ONLY - and Paint UV

I have two part problem. First: I have a circle object, you can see the UV in black. I selected the middle faces as you can see. I UV unwrapped on the selection. I am paining those faces(selection), ...
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Python controle Constrain to Image Bounds

is it possible to controle True/False checkbox from "UV/Image Editor > UVs > Constrain to Image Bounds" via Python Console ?
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What can I do to join all the parts of this .dae file without messing up the textures already on the individual pieces?

I have a .dae file of the green car from cars that I got from the SketchUp 3d warehouse and I've been trying to fix it so it's ok to use in a cycles render animation. Really I've just been trying to ...
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Creating an image from a uv map comes up as black

I want to load the uv map in an aseprite to add pixel art style texture to my model. The export uv layout exports the image with alpha and aliased line that is not suitable. I want to have the uv ...
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How to UV Unwrap in straight lines?

I'm struggling to Alt + Select those side faces, but when I manage it and try to unwrap, it creates a curved UV, which is not what I'm trying to do. So how do I unwrap these into straight UVs ?
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How to UV unwrap MULTIPLE image textures on top of one another? [duplicate]

I have a package label with a background illustration that I'm trying to emboss so I decided UV unwrapping the label design into separate layers and onto the bottle "panel" would be the best option ...
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Cuboid UV map edges doesn't match

I'm trying to unwrap a cuboid to apply a texture. I defined the seams, unwraped the object. But when I look in the UV editing window, I have edges which are supposed to be the same on the 3D model (...
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Where are my UV coordinates!

I'd say the title is pretty self explanatory, but to elaborate: I'm busy trying, unsuccessfully, to fix a mirroring problem caused by fixing a mirroring problem. Had it unwrapped and needed to fix ...
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Why is the image on the mesh warped while using the UV Project modifier?

I'm using the UV project modifier to project an image from a projector. This projector is also a camera with the coordinates obtained using fSpy. Blender stackexchange user Cegaton taught me how to do ...
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How to keep sync between Canvas and UV Editor

When switching between objects the mesh from the picked object will change in the UV Editor only if I go to Edit Mode, but the Canvas Image remains the same as the last object edited. Node Editor ...
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How do I fit label precisely around bottle, specifically the circumference?

I plan on wrapping a label around this bottle but the label gets distorted everytime, so I've concluded I need measurements to match. I've thought about making edge loops to get a specific height when ...
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Texture Paint trouble

When I open an object in Texture Paint mode and set the view to Solid the colors show up as inverted in the 3D view. The colors show correctly in Render or Material view. This is something new as I ...
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Blender does not display texture on model [duplicate]

I have unwrapped my model, and I loaded a picture into the UV map. However, the model doesn't show any textures on it. This is a screenshot: As one can see, the UVs are present, and I have an image ...
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How do I use a 2D image as a texture on a single 2D face?

I have a 2D JPG of roof tiles. I have a single face in my house mesh that will be the roof (so it is a 2D surface, though it's in 3D space). How do I get the 2D JPG to become the texture for only that ...
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Why are these textures diagonally tiled?

Context I am attempting to modify a model of a house that was first made by another user of a transport simulation game, Simutrans. My modified .blend file of the model is here (distributed under the ...
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Is it possible to automatically clear unused areas of a texture map with default Blender tools?

I'm a very basic noob in Blender, and I've been unable to find a solution to my goals. I have a basic model and I'm adding a texture, so far so good. The screenshot is a mock-up, not the real thing, ...
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Textures Don't Line Up in the UV Image Editor

I'm trying to apply the texture the model came with but when I would smart project the model onto a new UV image, the texture wouldn't match the unwrapped model at all. Photo on what I mean below...
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Blender 2.8: UV-Editor Sticky Selection Mode Option gone?

I need to move some points on my UV-map, but they are locked in Shared Location Mode, so I cannot move them independently. Where is the Sticky Selection Mode dropdown?
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can I change the UV editor when colour blind?

I have Deuteranopes(red-green colour blindness) and wondering if its possible to change the UV range in the UV editor?
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Double UV unwraps

I apparently accidentally made 2 UV layers and so the bottom UV layer is ghosting onto the second layer (see photo). Is there any way to delete the selected UV?
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Fill UV squares completely in all margin

I try to UV in a cubic model using Blender (v2.79). I don't know how to do the same as this and must be like this: The cubic model that I'm trying to UV like the previous even using Method: Angle-...
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Blender UV unwrap making too many islands

I am trying to unwrap the UVs on this object and have marked the seems so there should be 4 islands, however once I click the "unwrap" button Blender seems to make several extra islands, some of which ...
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How to clean the scan data in Blender?

sorry, absolutely beginner here. I need advice how to fix some problem areas in the texture of scanned model. see the attachment. Thank you. Gregory
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UV-Mapping not correct on 3d model but in UV-Editor

Recently I started texturing parts of my model and came across a problem I cannot figure out a solution. I unwrapped the model as I liked and created a simple transparency map to not use any ...
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Problem with UV-mapping a Character

I'm trying to UV-unwrap the body of my character and for the head it works well. The body texture, however, is behaving strangely. The texture moves, when I rotate around the mesh. UV Map: EDIT: ...
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How can I straighten multiple UV islands at the same time?

I have very huge amount of uv islands that need to be straightened. I can straighten one island using TexTools or MagicUV addons, but how can do that with all of these islands with one click?
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Select and fill face in UV Editor using Fill brush

Is there any way to select a specific face / island in the UV / Image Editor while in Paint Mode? I'm not talking about Texture Paint mode in the 3D view, rather, the Paint mode in UV / Image Editor ...
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Can we see the texture scaling in viewport?

Can we see texture scaling in viewport by using mapping node? I know there is solution to see the texture scaling by scaling the UV map
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Snap to symmetry for UV

I have a human face in the UV editor but some vertices are not exactly symmetrical. You can see it in the picture below at the eyes. I don't want to remove half of the character because it's rigged ...
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Generated material in Blender, export to Unity [duplicate]

I'm trying to do something I believe should be very simple. But I am also very new to blender. I have created a material, very simply, and applied it to an object (through the node editor - sorry if ...
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Object not visible in uv editor

I modelled a character but in the uv editor only the gun in the holster seems not the other objects.I dont know whats the problem.
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I can't draw good lines with the UV texture brush

I want to draw thin and clear lines, but when I tried to, every lines are broken and thier quality is pretty bad. How could I made it work better? I used 1 px line but in the video which i referd, ...
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uv sheet scaling

So I'm very new to uv mapping so I'll do my best to explain this well. I have a model where after importing it into blender almost every uv (as far as I'm aware) has fit on the model correctly except ...
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Unwrapping arrayed mesh uvmaps into single (long) uv island

I am making a model for game. I have made a complex long object using the array and curve modifiers. That object is made of arraying that single part and the single part is uvwrapped into the texture ...
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How to unfold mesh with a principled BSDF material onto a flat object in 2.8?

I'm trying to unwrap an image that I've applied to a mesh with a Principled BSDF shader. Here is the material node graph: Is there a way to include the material I've applied to my icosphere in the UV ...
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Change the image of the UV/image editor with python for 2.8

i want to change the active image of my uv/editor with codes, i dont know how to do this in 2.8 could someone help ?
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Blender 2.8 - Unwrapping VS Packing

I am in UV Editor Mode, if I click unwrap (U) with a shell selected, it unwraps the shell correctly (following the seams) but at the same time it's packed in 0-1 space. The tool is called "Unwrap" ...
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How to use Clone Brush in Image Editor?

I can use 3D cursor as reference point, when painting with the clone brush in the 3D viewport. But how can I use the clone brush in the image editor? I guess I will have to use the 2D cursor as the ...
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I can't snap 2d cursor to vertex in UV editor in blender 2.8

I'm in UV Editor and trying to snap the 2d cursor to the vertex ( while the vertices are visible). I turn ON snap and set it to 'vertex mode' , but the 2d cursor won't snap to any visible vertex at ...