Duplicate component problem

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Duplicate component problem

Postby Kalban » Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:21 pm

Hi all

I have had this problem for a while, and i cannot find a solution for the problem.

Is there a way to find and delete components or groups that are placed in the same position?
If the same component are placed multiple times in the same location, they are impossible to spot without temporary moving or deleting the component. Not even Z fighting, because the material is the same.

Is there anyone who has seen a post regarding this, or know a plugin that can purge something like this?

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Re: Duplicate component problem

Postby Dave R » Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:16 pm

I've never had this problem myself but I've seen other models where the author has done this. You don't need a plugin to fix this. The easy fix is to select one--check Entity Info and Outliner to be sure you've only got one. Use Edit>Copy or the appropriate keyboard shortcut to copy it to the clipboard. Then select all of the copies that are stacked together and hit Delete. Finally, use Edit>Paste in place to paste the single copy back where it came from.

Doing this will be faster than a plugin anyway. Especially if you have a keyboard shortcut for Paste in place.
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Re: Duplicate component problem

Postby rv1974 » Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:20 pm

Search suforyou Delete Overlap. Get ready it's veeery slow.
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Re: Duplicate component problem

Postby pilou » Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:36 pm

Thomthom Component comparaison can maybe also help you! :)
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Re: Duplicate component problem

Postby HornOxx » Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:00 pm

Hi dear participants - is there really any reason to "punish" members with thumbs down?
Anyone can only recommend what she/he thinks might be helpful right now. If any - well intentioned in this case! - suggestions or advices should not be good, then please at least argue...

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Re: Duplicate component problem

Postby Kalban » Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:19 am

Thanks the the replies.

I have made a new topic, where i try to solve a different issue, that will make this topic irrelevant if it can be solved. The other topic i the reason i made this topic.

i hope it makes sense.

viewtopic.php?f=15&t=71964
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