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Old 01-04-2006, 12:33 PM   #1
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Hi guys just been modelling a polygon hand when I realised that the geometry disappeared when I looked at it from different angles, then reappeared when I moved back to the previous angles
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Old 01-04-2006, 12:35 PM   #2
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and from underneath you can see the top geometry clearly, any ideas on what could be causing this, thanks callum
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Old 01-04-2006, 12:38 PM   #3
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even in the render view it doesnt recognize the faces
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Old 01-04-2006, 12:47 PM   #4
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try this
Edit polys/normals/Reverse
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tried that and it just flips the parts that I can see and makes them invisible and makes the stuff I couldnt see visible thanks for the reply though
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Just tried reinstalling, still no luck:headbang:
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just found out it only does it to polygon, not nurbs, if that narrows the problem down to some specific tools please tell
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tried that and it just flips the parts that I can see and makes them invisible and makes the stuff I couldnt see visible thanks for the reply though

Well cant u do that techniques but just select the faces that arnt showing?
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its ok now I reinstalled again making wsure to delete all the prefs it left behind and it worked:attn: woo hoo thanks magicsy for help
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np buddy glad its sorted
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