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Old 01-09-2003, 07:20 PM   #1
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I was working with the Create Polygon tool....and when I create one, it's always filled with pink and I need it to be transparent. any help would be appreciated.
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Old 01-09-2003, 07:30 PM   #2
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At this point, you press Enter for it to finalize creating the object. Then you can assign it a transparant material.
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If you don't want to see the pink as you're creating the shape, just make sure you're viewing in wireframe (hit the "4" key) rather than shaded mode ("5" key).
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but I need to see through it when I'm modeling and sometimes the pink area blocks my view of the drawing below. So is it possible to have it transparent while working on it? I also need to see the drawing and when I hit 4 the drawing disappears.

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Well, there's no rule against hitting enter and then changing the shape afterwards by moving points around.
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If you want to be able to see through it, as required by some tutorials, you can, once it is a finished face, go to shading/shade options/ and check the xray heading. That lets you see through a semi transparent version of your shape to what is underneath.
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alright I think I got it now...thanks for the advice. The responses on this board have got to be the fastest I've seen on any BB. Thanx again
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