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Old 06-10-2009, 01:42 PM   #1
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Default Pushing UVs doesn't affect the Checker texture?

Hi!

I am texturing the engine of the sand speeder tutorial at the moment and I wonder why I the checker doesn't change, when I pull the UVs around in the UV editor. So I can't get rid of those stretching which is not very nice...

Does anyone know why this is happening (or better: NOT happening)

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Old 06-10-2009, 04:19 PM   #2
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Don't know if it's the same problem I had, but check out my Harp WIP for my solution. Short answer, check to see if you have multiple UV sets.
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Old 06-10-2009, 08:52 PM   #3
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another problem: When the texture looks good in Poly version and I smooth it (press 3 on keyboard) the texture gets stretched. Same thing when I convert to SubDs (what I need to do later on). So what the hell is going on? I really hate texturing! Any help why the texture gets stretched when I make a smooth prev oder conversion to subds?

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Old 07-10-2009, 06:41 AM   #4
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still need help. Does anybody know, why the teyture gets stretched when I convert it to a subd?

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Old 07-10-2009, 04:31 PM   #5
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Do your UVs change when you go into subd mode?
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can you show us how much it changes (and also resize your screen shots...... that first one is too big for a lot of people)

it might be that you just need to add more edge loops to sharpen out the corners more
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yes the problem is also in subd mode.
here are the images... one in poly mode. one in poly smooth preview mode.
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looks like you may have a couple of stray verts on the shaft... as for the end part... I'm not sure... could be the same problem.
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hmm don't know if there are any stretched... I checked the mesh manually and couldn't find any. I recognized that the stretched area of the zylinder-like part is the one, where the uv map "closes" like a map you put around a spehere...

Could it be that this is the problem??
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Hi!

I tried it with a blank project and a cube primitive. Same problem. The texture gets stretched where the UV map closes... How to solve this problem?
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turn off smooth uvs on the model.
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and where can I do that? Haven't found anything in Mayas help.
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oh, its an option in the smooth node... i've had this problem before but it was after i smoothed something, not sure about the smooth mesh preview
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Is it maya 2009+ if so

then try Preserve UVs.

how to video thx to utube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DxGvFC1jtY
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