I created a window frame and inside 3D window glasses. When I convert it into a mesh form, it has several meshes (19 meshes). Frame is reflective plastic, and there are 16 pieces of glasses.
I would like it to be one single mesh. Is it possible? I searched it but couldn’t find it.
Thank you in advance.
If it is only for visualization it will work.
When I use join command, I lose the glass material. It becomes all white reflective.
Then you need to join mesh of glasses and mesh of frames. You will have two separate objects.
I assume that you have a lot of objects like this. You can select by size to select first windows glass.
Hi Pinar - you can
Group but not
Join them if you want to keep separate materials; what you can do is join all of the glass panels from all windows into one mesh and all the frames into another.
Thank you so much.
One last question: I grouped one window units all together (frame and glasses), but when I convert them into meshes, they are not grouped anymore. I need to group them again one by one. Is it a shortcut for this?
Hi Pinar - if you mesh all at once,
Each window is grouped into itself:
I chose all of them and ExtractRenderMesh.
And then SelLast
But all the windows are grouped together then.
Could you give me a little bit more explanation?-
No… if that is how things are arranged, then I do not see a clean way out - if the window panes are simple planes, then, maybe:
SelPlanarSrf ExtractRenderMesh SelNone SelLast Group (or Join)
Hide the meshes
SelplanarSrf > Invert > ExtractRenderMesh > SelNone > SelLast > Group