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Old 20-02-2003, 03:10 PM   #1
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Why the vertices' number in my hand model is fewer than they in the help document?
I am modeling a hand depend on the help document by "Convert Polygon to Subdivision surfaces".
when I right-click the hand's surface and select Display Level: 1
in standard mode, every finger's vertices's number are fewer than they in the manual.
I followed "Library/ Instant Maya Unlimited/
1.Subdivision Surfaces/ Refine the fingers
Why?
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Old 20-02-2003, 09:04 PM   #2
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There could be alot of possibillities...such as u might have'nt cut some edges properly....so that might have caused the reason of less number of vertices...i could possibly help if i could see the file... try it again... and carefully i m sure you will get the solution...
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Old 21-02-2003, 01:03 AM   #3
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Thank you, Shoaib.
I'm sorry, I don't know which edges I should cut.
I'm very sorry. I have tried five times to upload the .zip file to the website, but all failed. The Maya's help documents is in the .zip file. According to the Maya's help documents, I wanted to model a hand.
Perhaps now the website have some problems.
I am using Maya Unlimited 4.0, when I press F1, the document appears.
Now, I want to say another thing.
In fact, most of my skill about Maya was from the friends in the websites. Thank you all the friends!
I think the helps should be each other.
I have seen many posts, but I can answer only few.
I can't understand some of them well because my English is poor.
I'm sorry for this.
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Old 21-02-2003, 01:12 AM   #4
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hey come on man, everyone here has had to learn english at one point in their lives, we're all here to help each other dnt worry about it
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Old 21-02-2003, 02:13 AM   #5
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Oh, nem, you awaked again.
I think you are energetic.
Thank you.
Now, I have tried again, but I still can't upload the .zip file.
Shoaib, if I can send the Maya's help docment to you by another way? For example, email.
Sorry.
Thank you.

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Old 23-02-2003, 12:51 AM   #6
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hi There... Sorry for the delay in the reply.... dude i m not talking about that Maya's Help document... I was talking about the file that u have made.. I mean Your Hand File... So i could see if you were missing out on some edges... sure you can always e mail that to me too... and don't worry.. we are all here to help eachother...
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I am sorryyy... My mistake i did'nt see that you had attached the file ...my mistake..anyhow i have solved your problem. so i am going to explain....
open your file...select hand... go to Subdiv Serfaces > Standard Mode.
then select your hand again...right click > Vertex.
Right click again > Display Level 1. It will show the vertices...but here is another problem in your file... that is the vertices of the middle part of your fingers are missing. they are actually somehow sort of hidden. so the solution is
select the top vertices of each finger and move them a bit backwards. and the vertices of the middle part of the finger will show up. from that on...you can follow the document. ;o)
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Oh, shoaib, thank you!
Thank you very much!
I was depressed a few days for the problem!
Now you help me out.
Thank you!
I think, about many question, without the friends helps, it always is hard to be fixed.
The friends in the website often help me out.
Thank you, all the friends!
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No Probz Xiang... Best of luck with modelling ;o)
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