Select Outer Edges for AC3DReleased under the GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE.
* NOTE: The Linux version was compiled and linked with GCC 3.3.6 on Gentoo x86. If this does not work for you, the source code has been proven to compile/link under Linux, so you may wish to download the source code and compile for your system.
Changes on 2005/09/15:
This Vertex mode plugin selects any vertices that are on the "edge" of the selected geometry. See example below for details.
This plugin and code are freely distributable
AC3D versions prior to version 5 have not been tested with this script.
Copy the seloutedge.p file to your AC3D plugins folder (for example, if using Windows, C:\Program Files\AC3D5\plugin) and (re)start AC3D.
You will find the "Select outer edges" menu item under the "Tools" menu.
Example : Selecting outer edges
The example geometry below was created by
I want to select the outermost ring of vertices and create a cylinder behind this object, like so:
With the plugin, I can issue the following steps to get the cylinder created:
This is a very simple example, where it would not have been quite so painful to select the outer ring of edges manually. Given geometry like in the example below where you only want to select the outer edges, however, this plugin starts earning its place in your Tools menu.
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