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Best way to clean op imported 3D Objects?

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I've imported some 3D Objects that are set to be used in a project.

 

However, these objects are made off of 23'000 3D Polys, which makes them impossible to use in a VW file.

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Is there a way you can recommend me in order to clean the geometry up and import a clean volume into the project?

I imported the object into a separate blank file to avoid lags.

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@Phileas You may be able to select the connected 3D polygons and convert them to a Mesh. Once you have a Mesh object, you can use the Simplify Mesh command to clean it up and make it less complex.

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This doesn't really "clean up" anything, but you can turn it into a hybrid symbol so that you only see 2D linework in top/plan, front, side or rear view (and a "cut view" as well) if you have 2019, but the full 3D object in any other view.

 

Here's a link to Vectorworks HELP..

http://app-help.vectorworks.net/2019/eng/index.htm#t=VW2019_Guide%2FSymbols%2FCustomizing_Detail_Levels_for_2D_and_3D_Components_of_Symbol.htm&rhsearch=2D graphic 3d&rhhlterm=2D graphic 3d&rhsyns=

 

 

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