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Michael
Splitting spheres at angles
on Oct 8, 2006 at 5:28:14 pm

Hello, I am trying to do some simple modelling in Maya but i have no idea how to create a shape i want: I need to take a sphere and cut it at a 30 degree or so angle to the horizontal. So there is a diagonal separation on the spehere. I then need to actually use the separate pieces and make sure they have closed faces at the cut line. How can i go about doing this? Any help would be greatly appreciated; and please be thorough as I am very new to Maya.

Thank you,
Michael Gluzman


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Steve Sayer
Re: Splitting spheres at angles
on Oct 9, 2006 at 8:13:59 pm

Well, booleans can do what you want, but they are not appropriate for all projects, especially with NURBS.

Are you using NURBS or polys?

-Steve


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