View Full Version : making one side the same as the other side of the model in real time

11 November 2002, 01:31 AM
when I change something on one side, I want the program to instantly do the same to the other side, so i can see how it looks without having to worry about mirroring...

I know how to do this in 3ds max but i am a newb as far as lightwave goes, so does anyone know if there is a script or plugin that can do this in lightwave3d?:)

Mike RB
11 November 2002, 01:48 AM

11 November 2002, 02:02 AM

Mike RB
11 November 2002, 02:06 AM
no, not y.

Y (Shift-y).

11 November 2002, 02:06 AM
oh, lol... thx
sorry, i was thought you wanted to know why i wanted to know how to do that... lol thx :)

11 November 2002, 11:48 AM
Try using the mirror tools from
if the symmetry mode alone isnt doing it for you just bind mirror left to right to one key then bind delete right to another and to check it. If you want both sides to change at once then use the symmetry mode after mirroring!
I think this is better than the 3dsmax way of doing it because you can apply weightmaps as well as modifying, unless of course you can do that in max, I get confused by the stack :) (but I still like it in lw better)

If you are looking for more plugins/scripts I recommend. and
but don't forget that the existing tools are allready very powerfull!

I hope this helps

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