[Bf-committers] [#21127] Vertex group mirrors not working

Mr Rasmus Lerchedahl Petersen (QMUL) rusmus at eecs.qmul.ac.uk
Fri Jul 30 16:18:39 CEST 2010

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Right, sorry, found more instructions to read now :-)
Pending mail below.

I should also note that the patch is for 2.53 beta and that it is only for
the file


Since the user interface has been so awesomely customizable, it was not
necessary for me to checkout the code in order to make the modification,
so it is not a source tree diff.

hope it all makes more sense now

---pending mail, because i did not subscribe before emailing---
It is perhaps a little unfair to call this a user error. After all, the
vertices for the mirror groups do not exist before the modifier, so
why should the vertex groups?

It seems that the modifier should generate those vertex groups, and
that it is a data structure limitation if this cannot be done easily
(in a way that the mirrored vertex groups only exist "after" the

I have created a small patch, that adds a button that will generate
empty mirrored vertex groups. It is perhaps not the nicest ui, but
could eliminate some unnecessary confusion...

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