selecting single sides of an object

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by grahamwolfe, Dec 16, 2009.

  1. grahamwolfe

    grahamwolfe L1: Registered

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    I know this seems like a dumb question but someone told me the only dumb question is the one not asked so ill throw this out and hope you guys dont flame me for posting it.

    I used the brush tool and created a square. I made sure it was nodraw texture when I created it.

    My problem is I cannot pick just one side of it to texture, I read keeping all other sides nodraw will improve performance but I dont know what to do to select only one side.

    I tried CTRL U and even tried clicking in various tools, could someone help please?
     
  2. Fraz

    aa Fraz Blu Hatte, Greyscale Backdrop.

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    You need to not have the brush selected, then use the texture selection tool :)faceedittool:) and then use that to select one face.
     
  3. Nutomic

    Nutomic L11: Posh Member

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    It doesnt matter if you already have the brush selected, just go into texture tool and click on the face you want. You can also select multiple faces holding strg, just like with other objects in select mode.

    Another useful key is mouse2, go into texture tool, choose a texture (or select a face with the texture you wish) and then right-click on all faces where you want that texture to be.
     
  4. grahamwolfe

    grahamwolfe L1: Registered

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    ok hmm thats not working. Basically if you have a cube and want to just pick one face what do you do? when i click on the cube it picks the entire thing.
     
  5. Nutomic

    Nutomic L11: Posh Member

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    As already said, you have to be in the texture tool, it does not work in normal selection mode.
     
  6. grahamwolfe

    grahamwolfe L1: Registered

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    ahh ok thanks, i was a bit confused when the window popped up didnt realize i could keep it up and mess with things, appreciate your dilligence =)
     
  7. Dr. ROCKZO

    Dr. ROCKZO L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    Additionally, you can select the entire brush, then go into the texture tool and deselect the faces you don't want (this is if your planning to texture a majority of the faces.)