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darrenblack

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Custom distribution on the surface of the object
« on: March 17, 2022, 05:46:32 AM »
Hi,
I am trying to distribute the box on the surface of the teapot but it's bahaving weird...
It doesn't seem like it recognizes surfaces of the teapot.
I set surface direction to normal and tick "Link to surface" option.

Also, Is there any option I can "paint" objects without surface (like, empty ground (Z:0) in the viewport)?

Thank you

Paul Roberts

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Re: Custom distribution on the surface of the object
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2022, 11:53:43 AM »
That's happening because placing objects in custom edit mode doesn't actually detect the surface under the mouse, instead, you actually place the object on a flat XY plane and if it is below a surface it then moves up or down on the Z-Axis. At low camera angles, it can be rather confusing and you'll probably end up placing objects some distance from the objects instead of where you expected them. I'll pass it along to our development team to see if it can be improved.

All the best,
Paul
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