Selecting elements


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Selecting elements

One of the first things to know about working with models is how to work with selections. Well, what are you selecting? You are going to select points, edges, or polygons and that's these three buttons down here at the bottom of the screen. Well obviously you need a model to do that, so let's load one up. Go to the File dropdown menu, and one thing I should point out: you doesn't need to click right on the little dropdown arrow. You can actually click anywhere on the button. So click and then choose Load Object and from your Objects folder in Chapter 01, load the Shoe, and you'll see that that shoe loads right up, and you press the A key. That will fit all.

So here is our shoe. Well, what would you select and why would you select it? Well this model is pretty much done, but let's say you want to modify it because the guy has a really big foot. So, you need to stretch it in some way. Well, if I came over here to my Modify tab and I came down and chose let's say Stretch an...

Selecting elements
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Selecting elements provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dan Ablan as part of the LightWave 10 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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LightWave
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