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Old 04-07-2005, 09:50 AM   #1
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Angry Newbie Problem!

I am a C4d User and now moved to Maya.
I like maya but how can I select only the visible components
and not the components on the backside.
Problem: I want to select some faces and the faces on the other
side are also selected

I miss this function in Maya!
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Old 04-07-2005, 10:52 AM   #2
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Either shift-click or use the "paint selection tool"

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Old 04-07-2005, 12:49 PM   #3
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turn on back face culling, it's a bit crap in maya though.

display>>component display>>back faces

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Lightbulb Hot Keys are your friend

Hi there,

ALT + H -> Show Only Selected Faces
CTRL + H -> Hide Only Selected Faces

And a thread about BackFace Culling:

Hope these help you out!!

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