need to flipping normals after a mirror?

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need to flipping normals after a mirror? // TS6 and Older

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Post by MikeJoel // Sep 17, 2008, 6:49pm

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TS 3.2

After you do a mirror do you need to flip normals?


Thanks

Mike

Post by TomG // Sep 18, 2008, 2:35am

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Shouldnt have to, no. Mirroring is a "global" effect and retains the structure of the model. Flipping normals is a point editing effect, usually required on importing models, or more rarely if geometry goes bad some place (and since mirroring doesnt edit the geometry, just flips the model, it shouldn't have that kind of effect at all).


HTH,

Tom

Post by MikeJoel // Sep 18, 2008, 11:40am

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Thanks. I didn't want to get through my project only to find I had a bunch of reversed faces D:


Thanks

Mike
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