Mesh_Select : Modifier

Mesh_Select - superclass: modifier; super-superclass:MAXWrapper - classID: #(1943601043, 0)

Constructor

mesh_select ...

MeshSelect ...

Properties

Mesh Select Parameters Rollout

.byVertex BooleanClass default:false alias: By_Vertex

Get/Set the state of the By Vertex option. When set to true, selecting a vertex in Face, Polygon or Element mode will select all faces, polygons or elements sharing that vertex.

.ignoreBackfacing BooleanClass default:false alias: Ignore_Backfacing

Get/Set the state of the Ignore Backgfaces option. When set to true, only faces with normals facing the viewer can be selected.

.ignoreVisibleEdges BooleanClass default:false alias: Ignore_Visible_Edges

Get/Set the state of the Ignore Visible Edges option. When set to true, selecting a face will also select all connected faces whose normals are within the specified planar threshold.

.planarThreshold Angle default: alias: Threshold

Get/Set the Planar Thresh. value. It specifies the angle threshold used by the Ignore Visible Edges option.

.materialID integer default:1 alias: Material_ID

Get/Set the Material ID value in the "Select by Material ID" group of controls.

Soft Selection Rollout

.useSoftSelection BooleanClass default:false alias: Use_Soft_Selection

Get/Set the state of the Use Soft Selection option. When set to true, the soft selection will be enabled.

.softselUseEdgeDistance BooleanClass default:false alias: Use_Soft_Selection

Get/Set the state of the Edge Distance option. When set to true, the Edge Distance value will be used.

.softselEdgeDist Integer default:1 -- animatable; alias: Edge_Distance

Get/Set the Edge Distance value. When .softselUseEdgeDistance is set to true, it specifies the number of edges to include in the soft selection.

.softselAffectBackfacing BooleanClass default:true alias: Affect_Backfacing

Get/Set the state of the Affect Backfacing option. When set to true, the Vertices belonging to back-facing faces will also be affected if within the Soft Selection Falloff range.

.softselFalloff world units default:20.0 -- animatable; alias: Falloff_type

Get/Set the Falloff value. It specifies the falloff range until the soft selection reaches an influence of 0.

.softselPinch Float default:0.0 -- animatable; alias: Pinch

Get/Set the Pinch value.

.softselBubble Float default:0.0 -- animatable; alias: Bubble

Get/Set the Bubble value.

 

See the getVertSelection(), getFaceSelection(), and getEdgeSelection() functions in Editable_Mesh for information about accessing the current selections in the Mesh_Select modifier.

See also

Modifier Common Properties, Operators, and Methods

MAXWrapper Common Properties, Operators, and Methods

Value Common Properties, Operators, and Methods