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Questions tagged [uv-image-editor]

Issues related to the UV image editor and tools.

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how i split this uv maps in the uv maps panel?

as the title saids, i need to split or separate this uv maps one part in one layout and another in another layout.
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Turning a UV layout into an image? [duplicate]

I want to be able to print out my UV layout, so as to be able to assemble the model out of paper (or wood, if I lasercut). Is there an easy way to turn the edges in the UV editor into outlines on the ...
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How to get precision when rotating / positioning textures?

I am modeling a coin where heads and tails are the same image, and imported an image for the heads/tails faces. I created a new Emission material for the faces, then gave it an Image texture and ...
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What are the Images in the UV editor for and how to prevent them affecting OBJ export?

I'm not sure I understand the UV image editor and its ability to hold images. I thought it was purely to get a visual comparison between your UVs and the image you use for texture mapping, but it ...
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Why isn't my textured UV map showing?

I'm trying to texture this 3D model of a squirrel, and I want to see how my eye placement looks on the model. I imported the textured UV map into blender (see the lower window), but it doesn't appear ...
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Pictures are deleted after a certain time

Sometimes, depending on blenders mood I guess, some images are deleted after a while... without the user doing anything, not even touching blender's interface. People have already suggested to save ...
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How do you make the inside color of a cup different from the outside? [duplicate]

I want to change the color of the interior cup but I can't seem to do it without the image texture being deleted when I attempt to transition from image texture to color. Even after the material gets ...
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Export UV layout always makes computer crash (Mac OS 10.14.2 Mojave)

Export UV layout in v2.79 always makes computer crash, with hanging beachball (Mac OS running on 10.14.2 Mojave)
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How to align UV maps on differently sized objects for seamlessness between each one?

I've been looking for an answer on this and I'm utterly confused. I'm very new to UV mapping (in fact, this is my first "real" attempt to use it in a way that it tiles correctly) and I've got a ...
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Mass disabling of texture repeating in UV window?

I'm working with a level I had imported into blender. If you press 'N' in the UV image editor, you can see these options. My import is not exactly very clean. I'm left with a ton of materials that I ...
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Why don't I see an object in UV Editing?

Default: UV-Editing: Files: here и here.
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How do I wrap this label on cup?

The front view is almost straight but when I turn the cup the label gets distorted vertically. Is this because of the mesh being curved? Also I accidentally unwrapped the inside faces of the cup, how ...
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Update edges in UV map after editing mesh

I was working on a mesh to create a new UV map for it. The UV unwrapping showed me some places in which the topology was awkward (tris in places that they could be quads), so I popped back over to ...
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difficulty mapping dice image to base cube

I'm trying to do a simple exercise of making the default cube look like a dice. I've uv-unwrapped the cube, created a PNG file with dice sides which match, and now trying to get it to apply. As you ...
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Blender Cycles emit bake makes multiple images problem

I am trying to combine the textures I am using to one single texture by using this method- Possible to bake texture to new UV map? I am using blender 2.79 the mesh im working with has 5 different ...
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Smoothing Surface of Object('s) that were imported as an SVG

So for my work i've been trying to make a 3D model as a preview of a display stand for one of our customers. Since we do pretty much most of our work in Adobe Illustrator, i exported the cutting lines ...
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Easier way to align textures?

I'm following a tutorial online. In the tutorial when he unwraps the object (using Smart UV Project), it seems to unwrap differently to how mine did However I've moved things around in the UV/Image ...
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Textures Reorganize When I Unwrap

I'm having a big problem here. I've applied different textures to the faces of my model and it looks exactly how I want it to, until I unwrap it. Pre-Unwrap: Post-Unwrap: And now I can't bake the ...
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Export UV Layout in proportion to object size, not UV map

When I unwrap an object, the UV Map automatically expands to fit the layout size, 1024 x 1024. Is there a way to unwrap it in proportion to the object size, and not the UV layout size? I need both of ...
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Create image and textured polygon from python

I am trying to create a textured polygon from python and have it display properly in the 3D View in Texture mode. I can create the mesh, uv coordinates, object, material, texture, and image. If I ...
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Equivalent of UV Squares in 2.8 to make islands straight?

I'm starting to use Blender 2.8 and have a question : Is there something like UV Squares that I could use to make my UV islands straight? Thank you !
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Edited UV of low poly object but now high poly object wont show in UV tab (2.8 Beta)

Using Blender 2.8 Beta. I initially smart unwrapped my Cube_LO (low poly) object, but I did not like the normal bake from the UV, so I hid the Cube_HI (high poly) object, then manually marked seams ...
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How to copy or project uvs & (data block) to another object

How to copy or project uvs & (data block) to another object? to use the same UV map in other objects How i do this ? Maybe you want to work on your object until it satisfies the lowpoly lod ...
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How do I make only selected seams show up in UV Editor?

I'm trying to have only the eye seams show up but the entire model's seams are in the way. How do I view only what's selected?
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How to trace the path of an object in the video editor?

Suppose I have a movie showing an object (such as a bird) moving around. I would like to use the video editor to add a line behind the object showing the trajectory. Does anyone have suggestions on ...
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Bake in Blender 2.8

I have a small problem with the new Blender version 2.8. I wanted to bake some gauges with pre-applied textures (digits, aluminum and some basic colors). The problem I have, is that it will not bake ...
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I can't paint texture through texture paint mode

I tried to paint with new cube, it worked fine. something's wrong with this model. I can paint in Paint of Image editor but I can't in Texture Paint mode also the other side has a problem too. when I ...
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How do I give the 2D cursor specific coordinates in 2.8?

In the UV Editing Workspace in Blender 2.8, many of the features present in Blender 2.79's Image Editing Panel no longer seem present. How do I type in specific coordinates I want the 2D cursor to be?...
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Where are the brush settings in the Image Editor in Blender 2.80?

Where are the brush settings in the Image Editor? I can't find them anymore:
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How do I reduce geometry in mesh?

Over the course of modelling, my mesh has gained a bit too much geometry. If I use the Decimate modifier, it tells me I need to get rid of my Shape Keys, if I do that, the modifier messes up my UV ...
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Problem with UV mesh

I seem to be having trouble with one of my UV meshes. For some reason, a number of vertices/faces have decided to detach themselves and, not only are there too many, but I can't re-attach them. The ...
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UV Vertex Question

I'm currently tidying up a UV mesh so the texture displays properly. Is there any way of moving more than one vertex at the same time when organising their position? For instance, I would like to move ...
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Blender 2.8 UV Sculpt Brush not showing

Well, I was triying to edit some UVs on the latest Blender 2.8 Beta build, and when I tried to use the traditional UV sculpt tool from Blender's uv editor, I couldn't, the brush simply does not show ...
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My textures / UVs don't seem to exist anymore after upgrading to Blender 2.8

When I load up an object in Blender 2.8 beta, it does not appear to have the textures that I assigned it in 2.79. The object appears plain white. In 2.79, I can see the textures fine. In 2.8, the UV ...
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How to UV unwrap, but keep polygons order?

For this example, each Monkey's edge was marked as seam. After default UV unwrapping polygons are placed all over the canvas utilizing space in optimal way. This is ...
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2.79 How do I fix the UV image editor displaying colors improperly?

Either when drawing on the UV image or the model this problem occurs. BTW I didn't draw the square just the pink. It doesn't always happen so when it does it is baffling. So if I make a new file ...
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See UVs for beveled curve in UV/Image Editor

So I'm making character hair and I have plane beveled on to a curve like this Now I'm able to see the texture I apply on it, but I want to edit the UVs for it. I usually select the faces in edit mode ...
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UV Mapping looks messed up after unwrapping [duplicate]

I just marked the seams and unwrapped this human mesh. After I unwrap it, it looks like this ... I have no idea why this is happening. Please ask, if you need further information.
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Warp image to fit UV unwrap, without using projection unwrapping

I am trying to make my volcano. I want to apply a normal texture to the volcano, which is very warped as I am currently using ...
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Shape of the brush is oval not a circle. why?

WHATS WRONG WITH THE BRUSH SHAPE????? I tried rotating the brush but nothing happend. Help.
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Is there a way to override a material when working with UVs?

Basically I want a UV-Grid image showing on the model without having to touch the material of the object. Whatever image I chose in the UV-Editor should be mapped to the object while I'm in edit mode. ...
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UV unwrapping turns the uvmap model inside out

When I unwrap this the legs point outwards: https://i.imgur.com/lu8tjNm.png I added some white and red colors to the pic to indicate where the verts ended up. Here is a blend example: https://www114....
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How can I increase my UV unwrap Resolution?

My apologies if this is an odd question but I recently created several image/textures in my UV editor in Blender in order to paint my textures onto them. This has been going well but I have realized ...
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Uneven UV-unwrapping

Recently got back to trying to learn 3D-modeling, last time i gave up because of the UVs never working, or never working as i expected them to anyway. So, whats the problem here? why are the UVs ...
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Can't see scopes, “Waveform, Histogram” no graphs there [closed]

I must be doing something wrong, but by no means I´m able to se the scopes “histogram, waveform, etc…” They are blank, clear. Using the 2.8 Beta, any ideas?
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Texturing problem with models [duplicate]

I have 2 models within my blender. i Want to put on my horse model simple jpg texture like on my turtle. Theres any way to do that? Thanks for answers!
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Saving image in uv editor with seams showing

When saving the png from the uv editor, how do you make sure the seams show too with the exported image?
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Display connected vertices in UV editor?

Is there any way to show other vertices attached to the current activated vertex in the uv editor without enabling "sticking selection mode"?
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How to get rid of seams when you make a new uv map?

I made a 2nd uv map for the eyes of my model but whenever I go into paint mode, the entire model's seams show up and in the way. How do I get rid of them so I can only see the eyes?
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What do these numbers mean?

When in the UV/Image Editor, left clicking on a pixel makes a small row of numbers appear at the bottom. I know what some of these mean, but others are a mystery to me...