Cut UV Tool lets you split UVs by dragging along edges. Press Ctrl to temporarily activate the
Sew UV Tool and weld UVs together. When cut, UVs will move according to their individual pinning values (i.e. pinned UVs will stay put, while unpinned UVs will move by their
Cut Open Ratio value). For more information on cutting edges, see
Separate and attach UVs.
To open the
Cut UV Tool, select it from the
Cut & Sew section of the
UV Toolkit or select
Tools > Cut from the UV Editor menus.
When moving between the
automatically changes to the
3D Cut and Sew Tool
The following options appear in the
Tool Settings window when you select
Tools > Cut >
Edge Select Sensitive
- Specifies the radius of the tool. Higher
Edge Select Sensitive values increase the radius. Any edges that are within the radius when you drag your cursor across a shell are cut.
- Helps to produce a smoother stroke by filtering mouse movement. When on, a vector displays on the tool cursor and no cut appears until you drag a distance equal to the length of the vector. The length of the vector is set by the
- Sets the length of the
Steady Stroke vector on the tool cursor.
Cut Open Ratio
- Specifies the size of the gap between the split UVs. A higher value produces a wider gap.
Display All Shell Borders
- When on, highlights shell borders. Sets of connected edges are displayed in different colors, making it easy to identify edges that are shared.
Display All Shell Borders is off by default.