Paint Bucket Tool: Face Rules

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Face painting rules

There are several face painting rules that apply when painting multiple faces or edges at the same time. These rules follow:

  • The side of the faces that will be painted depends on the side initially painted when more than one face is selected. For example, if all faces are selected and you paint the front of one face, the front of all faces will be painted. Conversely, if all faces are selected and you paint the back of one face, all back faces will be painted.
  • All selected edges will be painted when you select a face and all edges and paint the front of the face. No edges are painted when you select a face and all edges and paint the back of one face. In order to see the painted effect applied to edges, you'll need to display the edge color by material. To do so, open the Styles Browser (under the Window menu), choose the Edit tab, and select the Edge Settings button. Finally, choose By material from the Color menu.