[Bf-committers] What is a "UV Texture" ? (definition wanted)
piotao at gmail.com
Sun Dec 15 15:26:11 CET 2013
WOW! :) (Sorry, I had to.)
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2013/12/15 Bastien Montagne <montagne29 at wanadoo.fr>
> Hmmm… I think "UVTexture" is a given image that is attached to a given
> face for a given UVMap, in Blender (the one you see in Texture view, the
> one you also have below your map in the UV/Image Editor, etc.). It is
> not related to material.
> Code-wise, you have two CD layers, CD_MLOOPUV which represent an UVMap
> (i.e. 2D coordinates per vertex per face), and CD_MTEXPOLY, which links
> each polygon to a given image. Blender will use images from an MTEXPOLY
> of a given name together with coordinates from an MLOOPUV of the same
> name, which forms an UVTexture.
> At least, that’s how I see things… ;)
> On 15/12/2013 13:52, Gaia wrote:
> > Hi;
> > I am trying to rework the documentation for UV Maps in the blender wiki.
> > I found a lot of references to the term "UV Texture" but i could not find
> > any definition what a "UV Texture" is.
> > From the context i guess this is true:
> > /A "UV Texture" is a (image- or procedural-) texture that is mapped //
> > //to the surface of a 3D object by use of a "UV Map"/
> > Can someone please approve/improve/correct this definition ?
> > Or ... maybe the term "UV Texture" is just a relict from the ancients
> > and should be avoided nowadays ?
> > Thanks,
> > Gaia
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