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modeling question
show user profile  illinois429
The thin box needs to contour beneath the curved surface. I have tried to boolean union the two, turning that into a editable poly, and selecting the geometry of the box above the curved surface. However, when I try to select that geometry, the entire box is selected. What are the steps required to delete the box above the contour? Thanks, in advance, to the person who answers.

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12/2/2011 1:33:49 AM (last edit: 12/2/2011 1:33:49 AM)
show user profile  beezy
can you just draw the line with a spline and use rectangular render setting for height and width?




would probably cut off the bottom too...



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12/2/2011 1:54:29 AM (last edit: 12/2/2011 2:02:02 AM)
show user profile  illinois429
when you say boolean.. what type of boolean are you referring to?
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12/2/2011 6:10:00 AM (last edit: 12/2/2011 6:10:00 AM)
show user profile  illinois429
also, im unfamiliar with the rectangular render setting.. unfortunately, all i have done is the Lynda.com essentials training title, so i am not the most advanced with terminology quite yet
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12/2/2011 6:14:14 AM (last edit: 12/2/2011 6:14:14 AM)
show user profile  beezy
you can use either boolean, in fact sometimes one works better so test them both if you need to. If you create a spline (draw it in your top orthographic view, if you need help, google spline tutorials), you can check both boxes in the rendering sub category, under the modify tab in the command panel. This will let you see the width and height associated with your spline. You have the option to set it as rectangular so do that too. Once you have it looking good, right-click and convert to polygon, then boolean the hell outa that bitch! (possibly clean your geometry and texture later)


Also, look at my picture, you can see the settings I used



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12/2/2011 8:31:52 AM (last edit: 12/2/2011 8:35:41 AM)
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