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Author Topic: Feature Request: The ability to bevel points.  (Read 2756 times)

mcheccyb

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Feature Request: The ability to bevel points.
« on: March 21, 2009, 11:12:49 am »

it could come in handy.

example:


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RnDr FOX

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Re: Feature Request: The ability to bevel points.
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2009, 02:13:48 pm »

That is a good idea, I didn't know you can bevel points, but I bet Steve can make it possible ;)
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Dreadkb

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Re: Feature Request: The ability to bevel points.
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2009, 04:53:17 pm »

Closest I can come to this technique is:

select the edges connected to the vertex
join edges (j)
select all the faces you just created around the vertex
merge faces (M)

I wonder if using this system, someone could make a script for this?
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mcheccyb

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Re: Feature Request: The ability to bevel points.
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2009, 05:27:37 pm »

that's what i did for this example.

but a tool would allow a choice for how big you want the bevel to be, and it would be easier.
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Dreadkb

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Re: Feature Request: The ability to bevel points.
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2009, 03:28:31 am »

I found a work around for this, and this time you can have direct control of  the size.

1. use the add edge tool in point select mode, build a quick tetrahedron on that point
2. select the new edges and fill holes
3. select face edges (t)
4. bevel (b)
5. select a point in the tetrahedron, select connected (c), delete
6. fill the hole you just made

like this



I've done a bit of testing and I can't find a mesh this won't work with.

« Last Edit: March 28, 2009, 03:30:02 am by Dreadkb »
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