Map Art button gone in new 3D and Materials

New Here ,
Nov 04, 2021 Nov 04, 2021

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Just updated Ai a couple days ago. The new 3D and Materials window does not have the Map Art button. It does not show up when I search for it in the Help dropdown, either. Map Art was so simple, and it's exactly what I need right now. Is it gone forever? Is there a work around? I'm trying to map a jpeg to a 3D object.

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Adobe Community Professional , Nov 04, 2021 Nov 04, 2021
Use the Effect > 3D and materials > 3D (Classic)

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Nov 04, 2021 Nov 04, 2021

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Use the Effect > 3D and materials > 3D (Classic)

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Nov 09, 2021 Nov 09, 2021

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Bless you, sir - i was about to have a heart attack when i couldn't find it.

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 09, 2021 Nov 09, 2021

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That's ok when you just want to use the Classic 3D, but I don't think you can combine the new Materials with Map Art right now..?

 

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 09, 2021 Nov 09, 2021

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You will need the Substance tools to create materials that use your own artwork when you want it in the new 3D effects.

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New Here ,
Nov 12, 2021 Nov 12, 2021

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Absolutely ridiculous that the mapping feature has been taken away from this now.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 13, 2021 Nov 13, 2021

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It is a work in progress. 

   3D and Materials (Technology Preview)

Adobe continues to invest in new capabilities that would enhance the Illustrator experience. We would like you to participate and try out 3D and Materials feature and provide feedback. Please note that the feature is in Technology Preview, and hence some of the capabilities would evolve including performance. 

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Community Beginner ,
Jan 28, 2022 Jan 28, 2022

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PLEASE, bring back the 3D-mapping feature.  I know it's in the "Classic 3D" menu-link, but PLEASE put it the new 3D functionality. 

Obviously the term "Classic..." mean Adobe is about to get rid of it.  So please add 3D mapping back to the new 3D tool.   I use 3D mapping with Symbols ALL THE TIME.  

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jan 28, 2022 Jan 28, 2022

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Obviously the term "Classic..." mean Adobe is about to get rid of it.  So please add 3D mapping back to the new 3D tool.   I use 3D mapping with Symbols ALL THE TIME.  


By @MarkReynolds

 

Please post bugs & feature requests to http://illustrator.uservoice.com

The engineers discuss over there.

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New Here ,
Mar 15, 2022 Mar 15, 2022

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Sorry folks, removing a feature before you have figured out how to keep it with whatever "enhancements" you plan is ridiculous. As you are talking about "investments", do I get a refund while you are "enhancing"?

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Mar 15, 2022 Mar 15, 2022

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No 3D features have been removed.

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New Here ,
Feb 01, 2022 Feb 01, 2022

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Please add the map art function to the new extrude and bevel option! 

In Illustrator Help, is says to click on the Map Art button, but there isn't one.... Am I missing something?

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Feb 01, 2022 Feb 01, 2022

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See the correct answer above.

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