CGTalk > Software > Maxon Cinema 4D
Login register
Thread Closed share thread « Previous Thread | Next Thread »  
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-26-2013, 11:42 PM   #1
mmalone
Veteran
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 57
MoGraph Extrude Deformer madness!!

I have a low poly sphere as you can see in the image that has 7 Extrude Deformers applied to it, each with a single poly selection tag. I only have one active in the image and it is causing me severe pain! It's making a nearby poly jut out for some odd reason. I have checked the selection tag over and over again, created a new one, I even deleted the problem poly and it just jutted out at some other random location. Weird. All the other deformers are behaving normally.

Any ideas on a fix?

thanks
mike
Attached Images
File Type: png ugh.png (80.8 KB, 43 views)
 
Old 03-27-2013, 12:13 AM   #2
JeremyW
Expert
 
JeremyW's Avatar
portfolio
Jeremy W
dreamer
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 721
Can you post the file?
 
Old 03-27-2013, 12:46 AM   #3
rustEdge
that guy
 
rustEdge's Avatar
portfolio
Gene Carlo Magtoto
Digital Designer, Cinema4D TD & Animator
freelance
Vancouver, Canada
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 345
Send a message via Yahoo to rustEdge
That's one of the bugs of the Extrude Deformer... IIRC polygon number 0 of the mesh is messed up depending on the settings, and it can happen with other polys as well.

Post it on Maxon's support page. The more people report a bug, the more likely they'd fix it.

As for a temporary fix... I'd split the part that gets extruded into a separate mesh and apply the Extrude Deformer, then use a Connect Object to combine the extruded mesh and the original one.
__________________
Do what you want to do, not what you think you want to do.
| ToothedWheel V2 plugin for C4D |UberTracer plugin for C4D |
 
Old 03-27-2013, 04:16 AM   #4
mmalone
Veteran
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 57
I wondered if it might not be a bug. It was working so well then bam, hours of tweaking to no avail. Oh well. Anyway, I tried to do what you suggested and it moved the problem somewhere else. I'm not sure I followed your instructions correctly as modeling is my weak area. I think I'll just live without that one extrusion.

Here's the file and I will report it to Maxon.

Thanks for your help.
Attached Files
File Type: zip extrude_deformer_woes.c4d.zip (35.6 KB, 9 views)
 
Old 03-27-2013, 04:16 AM   #5
CGTalk Moderation
Expert
CGTalk Forum Leader
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,066,478
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
__________________
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
 
Thread Closed share thread


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
CGSociety
Society of Digital Artists
www.cgsociety.org

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump
Miscellaneous

All times are GMT. The time now is 08:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.