View Full Version : SmoothScale and offset in 2D

05 May 2005, 09:46 AM
How can I SmoothScale in 2D, in Modeler? SmoothScale doesn't work with polys aligned on a single plane or 2-point polys, because it is using the polygon normals. In drawing programs, this is called offset, and ia very useful for creating contours, by example. In Modeler, I could extrude such a contour, creating geometry with thickness, for example.

05 May 2005, 03:03 PM
Have you tried cloning with a Y Scale factor of 100% and X and Z 120% (or whatever you need)?

This is effectively offsetting.

05 May 2005, 04:40 PM
bevel would work with a flat polygon, but you'd need to delete the left over polygons when done.

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