Hide vertices

The forums here are for Blender development. Questions and discussion about *using* Blender belong on blenderartists.org If your thread was moved here, you are probably in the wrong place.

Moderators: jesterKing, stiv

Post Reply
Posts: 0
Joined: Sat Nov 24, 2012 11:33 pm

Hide vertices

Post by jimmyy »


Could I hide some vertices and render the scene with the hidden vertices?

I managed to hide the vertices in Edit mode, but not in Object mode, and anyway I would like to render it with part of the vertices hidden.

An example can be a human model where you want to show the inner organs only sometimes, so you need to hide the skin to see inside....


Posts: 0
Joined: Mon Jun 25, 2012 3:15 pm

Post by Hellfireboy »

As far as I know you can't really do something like hiding only part of an object and rendering the rest. The closest you could get would be to give the parts of the object that you want to hide a transparent material that won't show up in render. For the example that you gave though, you should make the skin into its own object and the organs as another. That way you have control of what gets shown.

Post Reply