Why do these textures appear when they are dragged onto a sphere?
How do we get the planet's texture to wrap to the sphere?
.. I would guess it similar to SW/PV360,.. it would be a Sphere Map.. and you'd need a rectangular image to map?
You mean I can't take a flat satellite image of one side of the earth, drop it on a sphere, and have it make a complete and accurate globe? Dang. SolidWorks is lame.
Hey Josh... oh no,.... that question could bring us all spinning and falling off a flat earth!
Is Earth Actually Flat? - YouTube
Wrapping an image around a sphere can easily be achieved by changing the Appearance > Texture Mapping > Mode to Spherical.
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