[Bf-committers] Boolean op holes error handled

Arne Schmitz arne.schmitz at mmweg.rwth-aachen.de
Thu Dec 1 12:37:43 CET 2005

Am Donnerstag, 1. Dezember 2005 12:07 schrieb Tom M:
> > Can you give an example on what kind of object you would like to do
> > booleans with, and you would consider 'open'?
> basically using any plane or series of connected planes to slice an
> object. (ie aplane booleaned with a uv sphere leaving a partial UV
> sphere with one side flat). It would be fairly easy to work around
> (extrude the plane or series of planes thus creating a solid - but
> with the proposed use the normal, it would just be an 'infinite
> extude' to accomplish the same effect.

In other words: With a plane you would define the direction in which the 
normal is facing "outside", and the other side "inside". You would then treat 
the plane es being infinite. This way the object is "closed", it has no 

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