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Old 02-03-2005, 07:39 PM   #16
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thanks man! i will try that tomorrow and see if it works. looks like i found myself a private tutor here i appreciate your time man.
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Old 03-03-2005, 07:41 AM   #17
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sjurick, it worked! i guess it had something to do with the nonmanifold geometry, but i'm not sure. when you create polygon text in maya, it creates a flat text. extruding creates 3d text. when i deleted the faces on top and on the bottom of the 3d text, boolean difference was not a problem anymore. i am not sure if extruded text is nonmanifold geometry, but it certainly pointed me in the right direction. thanks!

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Old 03-03-2005, 10:23 AM   #18
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My pleasure. Glad to see that something finally worked. Actually if you deleted the faces on the text on top and bottom, leaving just the extruded "walls" of the text, I hadn't thought of that so I learned something new too

Keep up the great work on this model and send some more posts when you get further along.
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