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Is it possible to connect/collapse the vertices in a situation like this?
show user profile  elsporko
This is just a simple shape I made for this, so it's not part of any bigger model.

Just a simple box that I extruded to the right, then up, to the left, and then down to bring it back to the original box area. Is there any way I can just simply connect the vertices and seal it off?

These are the vertices I'm trying to connect together. I've tried connect, weld/target weld, and collapse, but I can't get them together. I'm guessing that for these tools to work, the vertices have to be close together or linked together by edges? On my other models (however terrible they may be :P) I have no trouble connecting/collapsing/welding vertices when they're right beside each other and connected by edges and whatnot, but I've never found a way to do it if they're on completely opposite sides of the model. As I type this, I'm beginning to realize it's most likely impossible ._. and I'm assuming it is, but I figured I'd ask :D

http://www.veoh.com/browse/videos/category/educational/watch/v5748390rCn58b87
In this tutorial, around 2:40 he attaches the two models together, and uses the target weld tool to weld the vertices together. I just tried this now, making two simple boxes and attached them, and then trying to target weld some of the vertices together on the separate elements, but it won't let me do it. Am I doing something wrong?
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8/12/2009 11:29:01 PM (last edit: 8/12/2009 11:34:36 PM)
show user profile  Garp
You need to delete the two facing polygons before welding the vertices.
Or, in this configuration, you could select those polys and bridge them. Then select one of the edges previously defining the upper poly, hit loop to add the three other edges to the selection and click remove (with ctrl pressed in order to remove the vertices as well).




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8/12/2009 11:38:49 PM (last edit: 8/12/2009 11:38:49 PM)
show user profile  elsporko
Awesome! I never knew that you had to delete the polygons in order to get weld to work like that. And I've never even heard of the bridge tool before. Both worked perfectly. Thanks a ton :D
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8/12/2009 11:48:49 PM (last edit: 8/12/2009 11:48:49 PM)
show user profile  Garp
my pleasure




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8/12/2009 11:52:09 PM (last edit: 8/12/2009 11:52:09 PM)
show user profile  perfwill
Wow! I have got a similar problem and now it is solved thank to Garp. Thanks very much.
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3/19/2010 10:05:18 AM (last edit: 3/19/2010 10:05:18 AM)
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