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Author / Submitted by: Fox68

Cutting round

Tutorial how to cut hole or whatever u want.

First u need a mesh which needs a hole. I created box and cylinder.

Then place cylinder where u want. Click Create button (first red box) and select Compound Objects.

Select Boolean from Compound Objects, select the box, and then click on Pick Operand B...

..and then click on cylinder.


O.K. Now you got a HOLE :lol but sometimes you aren't able to cut round like there, because meshes fu*ks up, so here is another way. You see that in previous photo i was selecting Substraction A-B, if it didn't work for you click on Cut. Then you'll get only edges of round, so you can extrude it or do whatever you want.



Good luck :)

Edited it a bit to help clear up possible confusion. You need to select "operand A" first, before clicking "pick operand B", otherwise it won't work. Operand A is the object you want the hole in, and Operand B is the object that you want boolean to use to make the hole.- JAG Tags: No tags

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11. jamesholver5

2017-06-26 09:43

Oh really clear


10. MrShrelock

2014-12-10 13:53

Thanks! :)


9. FreddyTheWinner

2012-08-08 14:49

Do i use this if i want to edit the Einevagen???


8. Pops

2010-02-07 00:01

Thanks Fox.


7. svander

2010-02-06 11:02

yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaiiiii! xD


6. maryus_x90

2010-02-06 05:18

good tutorial....but its from my find tut i gave you :D
anyway...good lesson here xD


5. 60v.Neon

2010-02-05 09:44

Verry good tutorial! :D

...but I alredy known the boolean "magic" :P


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4. robban_9000

2010-02-05 09:42

i usually do it manually to, but this is a good thing to know. =)


3. _Dave

2010-02-05 09:33

tbh... i prefer do i t manualy ... especialy when there are many polys ...


2. JAG

2010-02-05 09:04

Not bad, Fox. There's much more you can do with boolean, but this give you an idea of what it can do. I recommend playing around with it and try different settings for it, you'll figure out much more ways you can use boolean.


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1. robban_9000

2010-02-05 08:51

Thanx :D


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