Selecting portions of edge and face loops


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Selecting portions of edge and face loops

One additional feature in the Selection tool is the ability to select portions of a face loop or an edge loop, so let me show you how that works. We have got this Head model open and let's go ahead and start with Edge Loops. So I am just going to go ahead and select Edge. We know that if I double click on an edge, you get the whole Edge Loop. Now, if I just want portions of that Edge Loop, I can use a Shift+Double-click. So for example, if I select the Edge Loop here at the front of his hair and go back here and Shift+Double-click that one, I get all the edges in between.

Pretty simple! It's a great way to select portions of this. So for example, if I wanted to move this or remodel this, it would be very easy to select that portion of his head. Now, it also works for Face Loops as well. So let's go ahead and right click here, go to Face and I could, for example, click here and Shift+Double-click here and I can select, again, just portions of his head. So if I click here and S...

Selecting portions of edge and face loops
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Selecting portions of edge and face loops provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Maya 2009 New Features

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3D + Animation
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