Can't find anyone else asking the same question, but then not really sure what to search for. Anyway, I want to be able to edit the ridge/hip models from Architecture/Exterior/Roofing/Hips and Ridges/objects.. to remove the part marked in red in the attached image from all of them, as I have done for the others you can see. The reason I do not want the end pieces is, at least in the UK, at least not on any building I have ever worked on, do you see such end tiles on the ridge and most definitely never on the hip
So what I'd like to do is create a separate library of these objects, based on edited versions of the originals of course, as I wouldn't want to mess up the original files, so I'm guessing the best way would be to use a copy.
However I have no idea how to go about it. Since I can certainly load the rc_ridge_tiles.max file into max, but since they are RC objects, I can't just remove polys and simply resave them as a separate user library and the only way to edit them is to convert them to edit poly. So can anyone help me with this, explain the sequence of taking an existing RC object/style, editing the segments and converting them back to a railcone object/style and producing a separate new library. I can only imagine it would be a lot of work and I was thinking of asking iToo to produce a new ridges and Hips library, with those parts removed from the models, but if I can do it myself, that would certainly be great.
Here is a screen shot, showing several of the RC objects, I had to convert them to to editable poly, only so that I can show you what I am wanting to do, all but one I have removed the unwanted parts and highlighted the last one in red