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  01 January 2013
Removing HD geometry?

Sooo, I was working on my model and I was like "Hey HD geometry would be great for finishing touches" and it was. But now I want to freeze the subdivision layers so I can use Qremesher and keep my lower level subdivisions. I'm rather annoyed at this after the time I spent making nice guidelines for it and such. Is there a quick way of just removing HD geometry? I googled but only thing I found was just importing the model as a new tool or something. I would like to keep the guides I made as well...
 
  01 January 2013
if you dont want the HD dont freeze it and un freeze it.
you can keep guides if you save the ztl
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthr...f=140&t=1065334
take note in the link above there is a plugin and its made for a certain version of zbrush
 
  01 January 2013
But if I don't freeze and unfreeze I lose my subdivisions levels which I want to keep in the first place. I need to remove HD geometry without removing my subdivisions levels...

- Thanks for the plugin, looks really useful :3
 
  01 January 2013
QRemesh it twice.
1: QRemesh kind of high
2: subdivide it a few time and freeze
3: QRemesh low and un-freeze
 
  01 January 2013
Oh thank you for explaining it to me more, I'm still fairly new to zbrush and didn't of using it like that. That was a tonne of help :3
 
  02 February 2013
Originally Posted by My57: I need to remove HD geometry without removing my subdivisions levels...

Tool>clone then select your new clone tool
or make it a polymesh 3D then tool>geometry>reconstruct
 
  02 February 2013
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