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Boris Goreta
10-22-2007, 12:45 PM
Is there any kind of command or plugin for modeler that would act as Modify->Point Normal Move but would have all soft selection tools like other modeler native tools (move, scale etc..... ) ? Currently Point Normal Move doesn't have that.

Surrealist.
10-22-2007, 04:51 PM
By Soft Selection do you mean the various fall off modes including weightmap?

Boris Goreta
10-22-2007, 05:00 PM
Yes, that's right !

Surrealist.
10-22-2007, 05:43 PM
Exactly why all the tools should have standard functions. For example you should be able to use the move scale and rotate tools to modify geometry - just like you can with the multishift tool which includes a point normal type setting- along with all of the fall off options.

One current workaround is to create a morph with the geometry moved on the point normal. Then use the airbrush tool to apply it to the base object with a radial fall off. I seem to remember that you can apply a morph with the weightmap - that can be created with similar fall of types - but the solution eludes me now. In the mean time you can at least do a Point Normal Move - of sorts - with a Point Radial Falloff - of sorts using this workaround.

Boris Goreta
10-22-2007, 05:45 PM
Thanks !