This quickstart tutorial shows how you can use the Circle from Edges SOP to automate and generate convenient circular geometry - in this case, a panel of rivets. Circle from Edges is different than the Make Circle option in the Edit SOP, as it allows you to make multiple geometry selections from a Group field and convert them all to circles, with specified radii.

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  • Mike_A 3 months, 2 weeks ago  | 

    For a beginner it would be super helpful to have a simple demo file: a grid plus the stack of nodes you demoed.
    Reverse engineering is a great way to learn : )

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