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normals

laverdet_943f1f7da1laverdet_943f1f7da1 Posts: 224
edited December 1969 in Carrara Discussion

Hello! I have a problem of normals, on an imported mesh... I don't find how to "double sided" the polygons, to get back all the face in the same direction!...
thank you for answer!!!

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  • 3DAGE3DAGE Posts: 2,841
    edited December 1969

    HI Celmar :)

    Carrara can flip the normal direction, ( Model / Reverse Polygon Normals.) ..but it flips the whole object.
    it's probably better to delete any flipped polygons, and build them again.

    You Can export the object Hexagon, and flip the normal direction on single polygons, or a selection, then bring it back into carrara, but that may also effect the resolution of the model, depending on how you export.

  • TheKDTheKD Posts: 540
    edited December 1969

    I think the first thing you will need to do, is select it, then go to the modelling room and convert it to a polygon object. Then double click to select the whole figure, under the model menu, there should be a reverse polygons normal.

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