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Blender 3D 2.49 Incredible Machines by Allan Brito

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Using smart projections

Smart projections is the tool that allows us to create fast UV layouts and unfold a mesh with only a few mouse clicks. To use the tool, select a 3D mesh model and change the work mode to the edit mode. All operations that use UV mapping of a 3D model are created in a window called UV/Image Editor. Create a new window in the Blender 3D interface, and change the window type to UV/Image Editor.

Using smart projections

After opening the UV/Image Editor window and setting the work mode to edit, select all objects of the 3D model, such as vertices, edges, or faces, and press the U key. It will open the Unwrap menu with several options.

In this menu, we ...

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