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How to let UVW coordinates share texture
show user profile  imphy
Is there a way to automatically set that similar shaped faces should share UV-coordinates and textures? I have a space ship with some symmetric parts on multiple engines and I won't need them to be unique for my purpose so I can save texture map space by letting them share the same texture.

The only way I've managed to do this so far is to manually set the UV-coordinates so they overlap but if I use any packing after that they are separated again.
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10/30/2011 11:07:37 AM (last edit: 10/30/2011 11:07:37 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
Unwrap half of the part then mirror/symmetry it and weld the seam

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10/30/2011 11:09:42 AM (last edit: 10/30/2011 11:09:42 AM)
show user profile  imphy
Thanks for the reply. I can't work out if your suggestion is possible when it is separate faces all together that should share the coordinates, not just a mirrored half.
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11/2/2011 11:49:57 PM (last edit: 11/2/2011 11:49:57 PM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
Oh well you said they were symmetrical parts. Post some pics and we can see what you mean better.

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11/3/2011 12:21:10 AM (last edit: 11/3/2011 12:21:18 AM)
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