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UV Generate, export and application of graphic issues

Explorer ,
Jul 14, 2021 Jul 14, 2021

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For simplicity of explanation imagine I have a simple cuboid, produced in Sketchup and brought into Dimension. I wish to apply graphics to all faces using the fairly new Export UV function.

Process:

- Ingest model

- Generate UVs

- Export UVs = PSD file

- Open PSD in PShop edit as desired and save (overwrite).

- In Dimension, apply by "Place graphic on model".

Several things often happen here...

- Nothing happens i.e. no graphic applied. Object keeps simple default material only.

- The PSD is applied but takes no notice of any UV mapping.

- The system states there is an error with the file.

 

I can't find a solution nor rhyme or reason to the results of trials.

 

Thanks for any thoughts.

 

Mac (fully up to date), DImension (also fully up to date).

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Explorer , Jul 15, 2021 Jul 15, 2021
UPDATEI realised a mistake. I was trying to apply the UV map as a graphic to the model. It works if applied to the "Base Color" it works.

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Jul 14, 2021 Jul 14, 2021

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if it works with  a 'cube' built in Dimension itself, I would try to generate UV's of your cuboid in Dimension and then try?

 

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UPDATE

I realised a mistake. I was trying to apply the UV map as a graphic to the model. It works if applied to the "Base Color" it works.

 

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