[Bf-committers] Difference between Mesh and BMesh object

Brecht Van Lommel brechtvanlommel at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 20:08:07 CET 2020

There is documentation on BMesh here:

In a nutshell, a mesh representation like BMesh with more connectivity
information is much easier to to write modelling tools for. On the other
hand it's less memory efficient, so we mainly use it for mesh edit mode and
some modifiers.

On Mon, Mar 2, 2020 at 7:59 PM Deep Majumder <deep.majumder2019 at gmail.com>

> Hi everyone,
> I was working on trying to fix T68629 where I encountered an transfer of
> data from a Mesh object to a BMesh object while opening a file and while
> entering edit mode. So I would like to know what is the difference between
> these two data structures and/or where are they used?
> Regards,
> Deep
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