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Old 30-07-2004, 07:28 AM   #1
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How do i select just the surface of a model? It keeps selecting every single face i select, but i only want to select the surface and not everything under it.
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Old 30-07-2004, 07:59 AM   #2
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Not sure what you really mean... maybe you're in face-mode instead of object-mode?
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Old 30-07-2004, 08:13 AM   #3
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well let me explain again. Yeah I'm in face mode. I'm deleting faces, but i only want to select the ones i see, not the ones underneath that i dont mean to select. When I highlight a face, there's another one that i dont see underneat taht gets selected, and i dont want to select that. Anyway to avoid from selecting only the visible surface?
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Ah yes... that would be the "backface culling" option... You can change it in the shading section of your viewport.
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hey thanks for the new trick, this can be useful, but umm its still selecting everything behind it.
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Old 30-07-2004, 02:45 PM   #6
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go to edit>paint selection tool
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oh sweet, thanks! That did the trick.
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