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jamer215

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Problems with selecting
« on: September 18, 2009, 12:22:26 pm »

Hi just joined and i'm having problems with the select button I go into edit mode the one with the dots and try to select the object in this case a square but it won't select any ideas?
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Pincho

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Re: Problems with selecting
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2009, 01:04:27 pm »

It can play up a bit, try using just the front button, and turn off the back button.
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jamer215

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Re: Problems with selecting
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2009, 01:05:34 pm »

okay thanks will try now.

EDIT: Still doesn't work  :-\
« Last Edit: September 18, 2009, 01:08:10 pm by jamer215 »
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drayeon

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Re: Problems with selecting
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2009, 01:08:20 pm »

Go to object edit. The top left button. Then make sure the little mouse button click things is selected. under the x,y,z. Buttons. It should be called select when you hover over it. Or select the square. Should be called drag select and make sure your whole box is selected.

But mainly just make sure your in object/edit mode. Not object/point mode. The mouse click icon. Not the icon with the three points.

Hope this helps.
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jamer215

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Re: Problems with selecting
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2009, 01:13:36 pm »

In object edit mode it works but I wan't to modify it like extrude, and move the points. Thanks.

P.S. just to fill in my background I bit I did blender until my computer had a argument with it and now it won't work i'm gutted I was a weapons designer for my group we were making a game :(
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drayeon

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Re: Problems with selecting
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2009, 01:16:38 pm »

What exactly are you trying to do? You said you were trying to select the object. I think what you need to do to get were your trying to go is, select the object like I explained then go to build up at the top of the screen. and then under that menu select convert to mesh. Then go to object/point mode and move around your points, lines, etc.

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jamer215

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Re: Problems with selecting
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2009, 01:28:24 pm »

Ahhhh that's where it wen't wrong sorry about that need to get used to this lol
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drayeon

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Re: Problems with selecting
« Reply #7 on: September 18, 2009, 01:35:26 pm »

No problem. If you want some easy help getting used to anim8or. Try Kreators tutorials at the sticky on this forum. and the manual on the left side. And feel free to ask anymore questions you have glad to help.
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jamer215

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Re: Problems with selecting
« Reply #8 on: September 18, 2009, 01:38:03 pm »

okay thanks just one more question is there a subdivide? Just trying out making a head and need to make more vertices thanks ;)

EDIT: Found the subdivide in the build menu
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jamer215

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Re: Problems with selecting
« Reply #9 on: September 18, 2009, 02:08:49 pm »

Okay I had a look around at different methods of making things on anim8or and a popular one seems to extruding along a reference image tried to look for some good tutorials but alas can't find any if any of you have a link to one thanks
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RudySchneider

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Re: Problems with selecting
« Reply #10 on: September 18, 2009, 02:57:11 pm »

Have you looked over the manual, yet, and tried any of the simple tuts on the main Anim8or webpage (http://www.anim8or.com/main/index.html)?
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jamer215

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Re: Problems with selecting
« Reply #11 on: September 18, 2009, 03:05:52 pm »

*Slaps head* Sorry I somehow missed the extrusion part thanks for the nudge
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