Silo Tools Series



UV Unwrapping
Description:
Learn about some of Silo's UV tools. (3:58) -- NOTE! This videos has captions, no sound.

Core Commands and Tools:
     Create Custom Primitive
          Menu: Create > Custom Primitives > Base Man, etc.
          Right-Click Menu: Right Click > Custom Primitives > Base Man, etc.
     Show UV Seams
          Menu: Display > Show UV Seams
          Hotkey: Ctrl + Shift + U
     Recreate UVs using XYZ Coordinates
          Menu: UVs/Materials > Recreate UVs... > Using XYZ Coordinates
          Hotkey: Ctrl + U
     Select Edge
          Menu: Second from left button on bottom toolbar
          Hotkey: S
     Select Loop
          Menu: Selection > Select Loop
          Hotkey: Alt + E
     Mark UV Seams Toggle
          Menu: UVs/Materials > Mark UV Seams Toggle
          Hotkey: Alt + U
     Unwrap UVs Using LSCM
          Menu: UVs/Materials > Unwrap UVs using LSCM
          Hotkey: U
     Use Active Viewport in Fullscreen
          Menu: Display > Viewport Layout > Single View Layout
          Hotkey: Spacebar
     UV 2D Viewport Camera
          Menu: Display > Viewport Camera > UV 2D View
          Hotkey: 9
     Pin UV Vertices Toggle
          Menu: UVs/Materials > Pin UV Vertices Toggle
     Live UV Unwrapping
          Menu: UVs/Materials > Live UV Unwrapping
          Hotkey: Ctrl + Alt + U
     Export UVs to Image
          Menu: Export UVs to Image > Opt



Silo Tools Series (Beginner)
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Cut Tool
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(1:13 / 1.1 MB)
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Manipulators
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Navigation
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(0:48 / < 1 MB)
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(1:39 / 1 MB)
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Selection Modes
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(1:14 / 1.7 MB)
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Sticky Keys
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(1:24 / < 1 MB)
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Subdivision
Make edits to your base model and let Silo take care of the smoothing.
(1:41 / 1.9 MB)
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Tweak
Use Tweak to grab and edit geometry with a single mouseclick.
(0:59 / < 1 MB)
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UV Unwrapping
Learn about some of Silo's UV tools. Video is silent, with captions.
(3:59 / 21.1 MB)
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