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Old 14-09-2010, 05:10 PM   #1
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Another dumb question. (sorry)

For some reason, there is a big green 'S' that showed up yesterday on top of one of my objects. Does anyone know what that is and how it got there, and more importantly, does anyone know how to get rid of it? Thank you!
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Old 14-09-2010, 06:35 PM   #2
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Can you post a screenshot of it?
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It might be a Soft modification tool symbol. Try selecting your mesh and deleting history.
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Can you post a screenshot of it?



For some reason, the green 'S' turned orange. Not sure why.
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It might be a Soft modification tool symbol. Try selecting your mesh and deleting history.
How do I get to the mesh and what are the steps to delete the history from the mesh?

Sorry, I'm not very good at this right now. :headbang:
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Mesh is just another name for object. LMB the object, Edit > Delete by type > History.
Maybe make a copy of the file in case you need the construction history for anything else. I'm not familiar with soft-mod so I can't say for sure if it's that or something else.
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When I RBB on the 'S', I get a menu with the Soft Modification Attributes. There is no selection for 'delete' but there is an option for 'remove material override'. I click that, but it says there is no material to override, so I click on the top one (it's the editor menu), and now I don't know what else to do.

The 'S' doesn't bother me, as I am working with all the other objects around it, but I do want to know what Soft Mod means and I would like to remove it from my stage, if possible.

Thanks for your suggestions and help.
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I figured out how to delete the 'S'. Go into Outliner, select the Soft Mod, and press delete on the keyboard. Voila! It's gone. :-)
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