View Full Version : Flip Problem need help~
03-07-2006, 07:46 AM
Hey everyone, I got flip problem in modeler...
My architecture surface in different flip, how to change to same flip (face outside)? I try ''Who Flipped", but only active for same object connected, it doesn't work if I got many different object in 1 layer...
Couse now I using ''microwave" to bake radiosity, if the model doesn't flipped properly...the area just appear dark...anyone can help...thanks a lot~~......
03-07-2006, 08:45 AM
If I understand u corectly then I suggest u to find all polys thatare flipped wrong and then pres 'F' button. (it would be easier to find wrong flipped polys if you turn on 'show normals')
03-07-2006, 01:03 PM
Thanks Vectro, but my model got 100000++ poly, is a huge architecture model...so is a bit hard if find polys are flipped wrong and then press 'F', hmm...any ideas or any plugins can do that?...(change the object surface to same flip) thanks !!~
03-07-2006, 01:10 PM
bah, screw flipping. just make em all double sided! =)
03-07-2006, 04:13 PM
Doesn't the "align" tool work?
03-07-2006, 04:58 PM
Thanks Eclyps19s and aeres...
Eclyps19s- if all double side, the flip actually still facing same position, because i need to bake it, if the flip face inside, after bake, the area will be dark.
aeres- and the ''align''...almostly same with ''who flipped''...only active for single object (connected), if got many different object in a layer...then not much different.
03-07-2006, 06:13 PM
Did you try selecting the objects and place them in separate layers, then align them separately?
select a couple of polygons on a object, use the "}" ( shift+] ) key to select adjacent polygons, repeat until the whole object is selected. Cut the object and paste it in another layer, then try aligning again.
03-08-2006, 02:44 AM
There are a lot of polygon...48256 poly in many many different object, hmm...maybe this is the only way...
03-08-2006, 03:40 AM
You might try this plugin. It saved me a ton of work when I had several thousand polygons on a ground surface. It basically builds a selection set based on polygon direction. It may be just what you need. Good luck.
03-08-2006, 08:42 AM
Hey SteveH~, I try it out just now, but why when i put the Basic Point to certain polygon for example face in, then I click ''Face It Selector", some other face out polygons also getting select?...
03-08-2006, 08:42 AM
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