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show user profile  zeefusion
Why is there no option to draw a triangle as a primative shape? Or is there and i dont know about it :/

When i draw a triangle using splines, its not straight forward to work out where the actual centre point is.
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6/5/2010 9:05:25 PM (last edit: 6/5/2010 9:05:45 PM)
show user profile  _3dioot
http://screencast.com/t/MzliYWVhZ

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6/5/2010 9:12:12 PM (last edit: 6/5/2010 9:12:12 PM)
show user profile  Knights

The new face of G8 Tri


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6/6/2010 8:43:12 AM (last edit: 6/6/2010 9:04:26 AM)
show user profile  Garp
lol





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6/6/2010 9:44:30 AM (last edit: 6/6/2010 9:44:30 AM)
show user profile  zeefusion
Ha! cheers guys. Seems so simple now. But having never had to draw one I wondred why there wasnt a "triangle tool". One question though how do you go about drawing an isosceles triangle this way? and still have the pivit at centre point?
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6/6/2010 12:19:46 PM (last edit: 6/6/2010 12:19:46 PM)
show user profile  Garp
Which center? Triangles have several 'centers'.





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6/6/2010 1:13:14 PM (last edit: 6/6/2010 1:13:14 PM)
show user profile  zeefusion
Your method requires you to pull up the vert to make it an isosceles triangle. I was looking for a method that would allow you to input data ie length of sides.

Its not a huge issue i just wondred why theres no Primative triangle option with the ability to control the lengths of all 3 sides.
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6/6/2010 4:42:36 PM (last edit: 6/6/2010 4:42:36 PM)
show user profile  P357
because you would also have to input the angle between both sides. the last one - unless you had the perfect measure, doesn't need to be put in because it's the hypotenuse. it's just rare that all 3 sides have to be adjusted.

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6/6/2010 7:24:10 PM (last edit: 6/6/2010 7:24:10 PM)
show user profile  horizon
You could calculate the height and adjust the top vertex like he did, only with F12


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6/7/2010 3:21:52 AM (last edit: 6/7/2010 3:23:09 AM)
show user profile  Davious
Turbosmooth to get the centre point, genius.

I love learning new things.

I figure I now know about 10% - 15% of what max has to offer :)

" Difficult, yes. Impossible , no..."
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6/7/2010 10:17:32 AM (last edit: 6/7/2010 10:17:32 AM)
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