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Author Topic: Creating edge loops  (Read 6200 times)

danielstritt

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Creating edge loops
« on: January 25, 2022, 10:16:59 am »

Is there an easy way to create a new edge loop in an object? The only way I see is divide each edge to create a new vertex in the middle then connect each one manually.


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Daniel
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Steve

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Re: Creating edge loops
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2022, 06:55:42 pm »

You can also use the Topographical Knife tool to do this. Or you can first select the edges that you want to connect, then use the Edit->CutEdges command to split theme exactly in the middle, and then connect the middle points with the Add Edge tool.
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Re: Creating edge loops
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2022, 05:32:04 pm »

I'm kinda late, but since it's never too late... ;)
If the goal is to create an edge loop and not just to connect edges, if the topology ofcourse allows to do so , use the Quad Ring Select command from Edit->Select menu and then use the Connect Edges command from the same Edit menu.
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danielstritt

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Re: Creating edge loops
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2022, 04:22:07 pm »

Thanks, I never thought of that. It's not too late since I am still using the software after getting the new book about it.
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