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editing mesh vertices while UVW mapping window is open
show user profile  destrones
Hi, this is a question regarding UVW and vertex editing. When you choose unwrap UVW map and the window opens so you can edit the UVW map, you can select vertices of the mesh on the viewport and see which one is which one on the UVW map, but you cant move them. I want to be able to select vertices on the UVW map so i can identify them on the viewport and move them there but i dont know how. Is it even possible? i have tried everything but as soon as i choose to edit mesh vertices the uvw map window closes and if i try to move a vertex of the mesh while the uvw window is open i just cant. Thank you.
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9/9/2011 4:14:59 PM (last edit: 9/9/2011 4:14:59 PM)
show user profile  K-tonne
it's not possible to edit the uv's and mesh simultaneously
or even logical
if you're having a problem with the mapping or geometry just ask

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9/9/2011 4:36:48 PM (last edit: 9/9/2011 4:36:48 PM)
show user profile  destrones
Why is it not logical?? i know a lot of programs that can do that. This feature is a MUST because many times UVW map is what helps you locate a vertex in particular and then move it. Its really a shame this program doesnt have that feature, i think i will have to switch back to Rhino or blender.
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9/10/2011 9:48:50 PM (last edit: 9/10/2011 9:48:50 PM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
I know that if you select a face in the unwrap edit window then collapse the modifier in the stack (whilst its still selected) then the face selection in the collapsed editable poly level will mirror that of the previous unwrap selection. This might work with verts but I've never tried. That's about as close to what you want to do as you can get I think.

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9/10/2011 10:43:57 PM (last edit: 9/10/2011 10:43:57 PM)
show user profile  destrones
Thanks, but could you explain me a little more in detail? i tried but it didnt work, maybe i did something wrong. I chose vertex from the unwrap uvw dropdown, then i selected any vertex in the window, then i pressed the minus sign so the unwrap uvw dropdown collpases. After that i select vertex in the editable mesh dropdown but then the uvw window closes. What did i do wrong?
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9/11/2011 8:12:36 AM (last edit: 9/11/2011 8:12:36 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
Like this, unfortunately it only works at face/polygon level so not ideal

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9/11/2011 10:47:18 AM (last edit: 9/11/2011 10:47:18 AM)
show user profile  destrones
Thank you for taking the time to do this. Its a shame though this program is incapable to perform this operation. I also noticed the texture on the viewport looks entirely different when you edit the mesh and when you edit the uvw. How are we supposed to know how will it really look? this program seems to have a lot of issues, i think i better switch back to blender or rhino.

Thank you.
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9/12/2011 5:11:54 PM (last edit: 9/12/2011 5:11:54 PM)
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