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show user profile  crazyarranz
ok im trying to make a simple outlet but it looks like crap everytime i do it . take a box make the plate with it and then i boolean out two holes and then i take the same object i use to boolean the holes out with make them the female socket and then boolean out the three holes and thats were it goes crazy. i know im doing this wrong any help
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4/22/2008 9:38:15 AM (last edit: 4/22/2008 9:38:15 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
booleans are where you are going wrong, try drawing the outside shape and the holes as splines, attaching them together (as an editable spline, not editable poly) then adding an extrude modifier

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4/22/2008 9:41:17 AM (last edit: 4/22/2008 9:41:45 AM)
show user profile  crazyarranz
ok wow that is like 300 times easier then everything else i do. thanks again. do you use this on alot of things you make?
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4/22/2008 9:52:46 AM (last edit: 4/22/2008 9:52:46 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
not myself no :) but its great for flat things with holes in

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4/22/2008 9:59:08 AM (last edit: 4/22/2008 9:59:08 AM)
show user profile  crazyarranz
ok this just happen and instead of doing a new post i would just ask now. im rendering in mr and i have gi on and fg on and this error comes up "RCGI 0.2 ERROR 361001: PHOTON EMISSION SHADER RETURNED MIFALSE: ABORTING PHOTON TRACING" THIS ONLY HAPPENS WHEN I HAVE GI . what the hell is it and what have i done wrong now???"??
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4/22/2008 9:59:52 AM (last edit: 4/22/2008 10:02:19 AM)
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