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Imported custom normals are not working with mirror modifier
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System Information
Ubuntu 14.04, 2x GTX 580

Blender Version
Broken: 2.74 RC2
Worked: x

Short description of error
Imported custom split normals are not used for mirrored parts using mirror modifier.

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error

  1. Import geometry via fbx/obj with custom split normals.
  2. Add mirror modifier.

BTW having custom split normals after all in blender is totally awesome if you had to work with cad converted geometry (ProE/Solidworks and so on). Thank you for integrating this to blender - you guys are awesome!


To Do

Event Timeline

ronald engel (ronald8e) set Type to Bug.
ronald engel (ronald8e) created this task.
ronald engel (ronald8e) raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage by Developer.
Bastien Montagne (mont29) triaged this task as Normal priority.Mar 20 2015, 10:22 AM

Ouch, yeah, getting clnors to work with generative modifiers is not really possible in general case currently (well, could be, but would require a hell of code in all those)…

Yet, would be nice at least for some like mirror, will try it.

Yes I was not sure if this is to be called a bug ... but would be nice if it would work.

Bastien Montagne (mont29) closed this task as Archived.Sep 11 2015, 3:43 PM

Not much sense to keep this open really, added a note about it in our TODO list.