About the uv image editor

Good Morning Everybody !

Did you get your breakfast ?
I suggest to have some fresh toasted bagels with cream cheese and two eggs easy over !
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Well anyways!
Let’s be a little serious !

One question about the UV Image Editor and that small icon on the right side of the icon “X” and you’re told about “Display Current Image Regardless Of Object Selection”.

What does it mean ?

When the icon is a pin, I often get a problem when loading an existing image. It is not displayed.
When the icon is a plugged pin, the image is displayed.

Could you help please ?
Many thanks !

when you enter edit mode, blender tries to show the assigned texture and uv layout in the image editor, thereby switching the currently displayed image. you can prevent blender from doing that by “plugging in” that pin. your current image stays there (usefull when you want to permanently display a reference image). if you want to change your image, simply unpin it.

Thank you very much