Instead of carving

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Grim Tuesday, Nov 22, 2009.

  1. Grim Tuesday

    aa Grim Tuesday

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    I am reading all these threads that talk about how bad it is to carve. First, why is this? Second, what is another way to get around carving, to make windows, or doors or something?
     
  2. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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  3. Grim Tuesday

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    Ouch. So, there is no other way to cut a hole in a wall without carving?
    Or is this the only option?
     
  4. A Boojum Snark

    aa A Boojum Snark Toraipoddodezain Mazahabado

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    You do it yourself with the second and third items.
     
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  5. Dr. ROCKZO

    Dr. ROCKZO L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    Well, you can make windows with carving, it's a bad habit, and Boojum's ways will become faster in the long run but at least if you're carving very simple, on grid rectangles out, you'd be OK.
     
  6. Psy

    aa Psy The Imp Queen

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    Clipping will become second nature after a while. ;)
     
  7. Randdalf

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    Clipping is useful in other ways as well, I'd advise you to use it for all the cutting of your brushes.
     
  8. Fraz

    aa Fraz Blu Hatte, Greyscale Backdrop.

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    I use vertex edit rather than clip, maybe that's just me.
     
  9. Randdalf

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    In most cases it's just quicker to clip (unless you're doing something like rotating a beam, although I use clipping there too, with manual rotation :O)
     
  10. Freyja

    aa Freyja ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    I use clipping for almost everything, except for roofs (or rooves!) and sometimes little things where clipping is just frustrating.
     
  11. lana

    aa lana Currently On: ?????

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    Clip for cutting, vertex for adjusting.