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Boolean Operators
Creates Boolean operators accessible from the 3D View to boolean the selected objects
UI location View 3D > Toolbar
Usage Allows you to boolean the selected objects directly without the need to add modifiers.
Version 0.2 Author(s) Jonathan Williamson
Blender 2.66 License GPL
Category 3D View Distribution External


Executable information
File name
Current version download http://projects.blender.org/tracker/download.php/153/467/34502/24324/object_booleans_0.3.zip


Links http://github.com/cgcookie/script-bakery


Installation

  1. Download the jaytools_##.zip above.
  2. Open Blender and go to File » User Preferences » Add-ons
  3. Click Install from File, navigate to the downloaded .zip, click Install from File
  4. The add-ons should now be filtered to show only Boolean Operators. Enable with with the checkbox to the right of the name.
  5. Click Save User Settings if you wish the add-on to be enabled by default.


Usage

With the add-on enabled, you can now access it from the 3D View Toolbar under Boolean Operators and via the hotkey Ctrl⇧ ShiftB

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Changing the Hotkey
You can change the menu(s) hotkey from File » User Preferences » Input » 3D View » Object Mode


Boolean Operators

Addon boolean-operators toolbar.png
Addon boolean-operator menu.png

The Object Mode menu provides a series of tools that are commonly used.

Union
Combine the selected objects into a single mesh.
Intersect
Create a new mesh from the intersecting area of the two objects
Difference
Remove the area of the selected object from the active object.