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Issues related to the UV image editor and tools.

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Node Editor, Unwrapping, and FBX export not working

I am new to Blender and Unity, so if you need me to add more information I can, any help is greatly appreciated. This all started when I tried to export my Blender object into Unity. So I had my ...
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Seam not working to cut UVs in 2.8

I am trying to texture the sidewall of a tire. I've separated the sidewall and marked a seam at the top in order to split the UVs, which would allow me to pin the ends and straighten them out in order ...
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How to UV unwarp and keep the original face proportion?

I have a simple cube and in edit mode , i stretched it in Z direction so now the cube become very tall and the faces on top and botom are still perfect square. I setup the edge seams already so it ...
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Blender object with two UVS [duplicate]

I am trying to load in a blender file and export it as an OBJ file with with materials. The approach I am trying to use is to bake all of the materials (using cycles) into a diffuse and specular (...
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How do you change mapping between textures?

I have a diffuse texture mapped onto an object in the node editor. What I want is to map another texture on only part of the mesh over the original diffuse texture. But, when I go to the UV editor and ...
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How to uv unwrap a plane

Morph targets: A sphere shape turning into a cylindrical unwrapped sphere shape This tutorial shows how to transform a plane into a sphere. However, it mentions UV unwrapping the plane. how am I ...
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Setting center and scale during spherical uv layout

I'd like to map part of an equirectangular image to a cuboid mesh, in order that the texture view from an arbitrary POV appears without distortion. Both the mesh and its uv layout will be used for a ...
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How to save texture bake image file to local drive in python

How do i access and save a image file ? Under Image there is a Save As - option i need to know how to access this and save the image to some location. ...
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Problem with Scripting a baking procedure

Im am importing alot of models with alot of materials attached. Therefore i wish to bake all of these into a single texture with a python script. I have a alot of trouble with the baking of textures. ...
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Unknown black and green objects added to Texture when UV Unwrapping

Title kind of says it all, very confused since I'm quite new to Blender. Have looked around but couldn't find anything to help, apologies if this is a nooby question. There is this weird green and ...
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UV coordinates inaccurate, showing nearby pixels when not supposed to

So I have a blend that was given to me. Each patch of grass mesh for example, is neatly on the grass texture. All of the grass cubes throughout the map share this same UV space. However for no obvious ...
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Can't find the Shader/UVs tab

I have a very basic problem: I want to create a 3D-logo. Therefore I imported a svg from Inkscape an extruded it. I know, that I have to select it in Object Mode, go to Edit Mode and then unwrap it in ...
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Blender Internal UV Map/projection clone brush not working [newbie]

hope I can get some help here. Ive been spending days trying to work out this problem so now I'm reaching out. (Searched all over these forums and youtube tutorials but nothings working) Can anybody ...
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Different layout of UV mapping? [duplicate]

I have only started learning in blender on my own and don't really have a teacher I could ask for help. I saw two blender tutorials on UV mapping for beginners, but found myself unable to follow along ...
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Make faces use average colour of texture

If I have a texture such as a gradient: Is it possible do something to it so that when it is applied to a mesh with multiple faces, each face uses the average of what it is over to produce something ...
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What's the best way to unwrap this?

Originally this was 6 different textures, but I combined the textures together and then manually positioned each UV to become seamless to achieve my desired result as seen here: Here is another one ...
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how to apply a material node output to texture map in Blender 2.79b

Mark Jackson (Honorable Mention) supplied me with an awesome procedural skin texture and node setup for my model and I have watched a bunch of how to vids. Problem is most of the vids are for a ...
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Change Materials to Textures

I just started with blender and I found this model on blend swap https://www.blendswap.com/blends/view/68978 and I need the materials as texture to use it in HitFilm Pro. I tried to create the ...
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Advise on UV unwrapping

I'm making a building for Unreal engine. This building has many small parts, and when merging all the UVs i noticed how small certain UV's get. In substance painter, these small UV's become a problem. ...
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how to texturize correctly an interior using ONLY the reference image with which it has been created

This interior : is a 3D representation of this reference image : I would like to learn how to texturize it also exactly. It means that I would like to know what's the workflow that should I use if ...
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How do I use Flip XY Axis in Image Sampling

So basically I tried putting a texture on this cube to make a level for a game I'm making but it kinda went sideways which I don't know how to fix. I was told to use Flip X/Y Axis in Image Sampling ...
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UV Editor - Use other Units of measurements

This is a follow up to my previous question (related, not a duplicate): Units in UV Editor (Imperial to Metric) I would like to use: Inches cm mm m During the creation or export phase: So I won't ...
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Programmatically changing UV/Image Editor Image

For a school project, i am trying to combine openCV and Blender and for this very spesific reason, i would like to use Blender's internal Image Editor to show my frames instead of cv2.imshow() ...
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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 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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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: