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Old 01-29-2011, 12:09 AM   #1
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Help with model, cant figure out problem

Hi, Im a student going into animation and I am currently working on a female model, while attaching the torso to the head this is what it looks like before I merge some edges:

and when I go to merge them, this happens, again and again even when i go back and try to fix it:

can someone tell me whats going on? I thought it was the faces in the wrong direction but after adjusting them they still did this.
Old 01-31-2011, 06:26 AM   #2
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check your vertices.

check faces.

try append poly to connect the two meshes.
Old 01-31-2011, 10:30 PM   #3
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Try merging the points instead of the edges (I know it's slower, but it may help you here).
Old 02-01-2011, 03:12 PM   #4
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Merge Threshold

Do you have a better view of the problem?

Try adjusting the merge threshold on the channels box. If not, merge the pair of vertices individually.
Old 07-10-2011, 12:16 AM   #5
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I would merge each vertex I wouldnt merge them all at once try that.
Old 07-10-2011, 10:18 AM   #6
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Like others have said, this is due to the merge edge functions collapsing the edges to a single vertex.

Do what roderick said and merge vertices in pairs.
Strange things often happen to me......
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