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Old 23-07-2004, 06:48 PM   #1
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Default Turning wireframe mesh into geometry?

How do I take a sphere, for instance, and generate geometry based on its wireframe? How do I control the thickness of the "wires"?

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Old 23-07-2004, 10:57 PM   #2
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select each "wire" and run the duplicate curve command. The create a circle and extrude it along the curve. You can control the thickness by changing the radius of the circle.
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Are you talking about a NURBS sphere?
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yuppers, they are called isopearm on a NURBS object
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how to do the same with polygons?
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i don't think there's a button to do that. maybe you could find some script.
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