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Christiaan

Ability to edit Hidden Line renders

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I'd like to be able to double-click into a Viewport with Hidden Line rendering and have an option to edit the lines. Including deleting, changing length and changing thickness. I'm happy for these changes to then be obliterated if I update the viewport, but it's meant just as a final touch-up workflow for those little niggly bits that are extremely hard to model out.

 

For instance this request is motivated mostly by those pesky lines that show up where you have a wall meeting another wall parallel to it but that is already L-joined to another perpendicular wall.

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There used to be a very convenient way to do something like this - Modify>Convert to Lines>Hidden Line Mode

But now since I believe the engine upgrade to C4D it produces a maze of shards that are completely unusable & unwieldy.

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27 minutes ago, bcd said:

There used to be a very convenient way to do something like this - Modify>Convert to Lines>Hidden Line Mode

But now since I believe the engine upgrade to C4D it produces a maze of shards that are completely unusable & unwieldy.

 

There is another way that works okay for me: simply convert the Viewport to a Group. But then you have to recreate the viewport if you want to regenerate the render, and it's also one of those workflows that isn't very intuitive when working in teams.

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If you use the magic want to select a node and see if you can get a criteria of to just select that type of node you can eye drop on to the other one will change to reflect the other. Not sure if you can get a manic wand criteria to suite.

if this works then you will be able to updat each one.

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