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Old 13-06-2003, 03:41 PM   #1
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Default Controlling extrusions

While Extrusions are supposedly very basic operations I have had innumerable problems controlling them.
The most annoying one involves having an extrusion with a non-uniform cross section.
It is somewhat difficult to explain, but I will try.
Imagine trying to model a picture frame using an extrusion.
First you draw the path (overall size/hape of the frame) and then you draw the cross-section of the frame. The problem appears when the cross-section begins to "stretch" so that when the two ends of the extrusion meet, they are of different sizes.
This problem appears about %70 of the time, meaning sometimes it does, others, it does not.
I assume it is a setting somewhere.
any ideas?
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Old 13-06-2003, 04:18 PM   #2
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Happens all the time to me... The easiest way to fix it is to take two of the edges, and scale them so they match the other ones... Thats what I usually do anyways, that would be cool if there was some kind of setting, but I am not sure... Good luck getting info, I am curious to what others have to say. Thanks,
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