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Old 06-01-2010, 12:42 PM   #1
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Default Mirroring edge loops? Possible?

Hi All Maya Guys and Gals,

Just wondering. once I have mirrored the geometry of a character and have want to add an identical edge loop to both a left and right leg or arm, how can this be done? I have reflection settings turned on with the move tool, but there is no reflection setting in the Add edgeloop tool settings.

Any thoughts?

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Old 06-01-2010, 12:59 PM   #2
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No it wont because it does waht it says on the tin, which is loop.

If you want to mirror and watch it do its thing. Simply go to duplicate Special under edit then select 1st half of the model, then in the scale attribute box simply type in -1 in the x or z channel, this will depend on the direction you have modelled.
Then click the 'instance' geometry type radio button and hit apply. This will then flip you model allowing you to model on one half and watch it update on the other half. When you have done, simply combine the mesh and merge the verts

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