Split Surface Into Individual Faces

sketchup
advice
surface
2016
modeling

#1

I never like working with curved surfaces, so I would like to find an easy way to divide them into faces. Whenever I copy-paste a curved surface, it shows the cuts that can be made to divide the surface into individual faces. However, the cuts disappear after I click off the surface (even when I select it again), and there’s no button to split the surface into individual faces. Is there really no way to do this, or am I just not looking hard enough?

Thanks,

~ Cheezepin


#2

Hi cheezepin.

Could you add a picture that shows what you’re trying to do?
I don’t understand at all.

Have you tried showing hidden geometry? this helps?


#3

If you just want to see the edges that bound the faces, you could show Hidden Geometry as @spawn2k99 suggested. You could also unsoften the edges or unhide them as the case may be.

Why do you need to see each face?


#4

You can also use polygons instead of circles. This is not a solution for arcs however…