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Delete Overlapping polygons
show user profile  3joez
I have to fix a mesh that has overlapping polygons. Welding vertices doesn't help, since there are some polygons scaled to zero that act like a single edge.
What I've tried:

xview, select overlapping faces (problem: topology is not preserved)
stl check (problem: deletes almost everything)
weld vertices (problem: some polygons that are scaled to zero are not deleted)
reset xform (problem: nothing changes)

Did anybody ever had this kind of problem?

Edit: reading around I think I'm looking for something to clean degenerate faces (polygons with 3 collinears vertices, forming a line).

Second edit: nope, meshop.removeDegenerateFaces $ didn't work too
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2/19/2015 2:32:02 PM (last edit: 2/19/2015 2:50:31 PM)
show user profile  Dave
I've had a few objects sent to me in the past that were essentially duplicates of themselves and attached as one. Sometimes I could get lucky with an element based selection, but other times it was just too far gone to be workable. My only solution was to rebuild it manually.

"I flew over Egypt once"

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2/19/2015 6:14:45 PM (last edit: 2/19/2015 6:14:45 PM)
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