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Amy Sterling

How do you import multiple .objs at once

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Hi, 

 

I've been trying unsuccessfully for the past hour to import multiple files into one project. The only way I have found is to use Merge, but that is one at a time. It won't let me select multiple files, and when I drag and drop files into the Objects tab (top r) it makes each one into its own window.

 

I'm with a neuroscience lab and our meshes are quite complex - C4D seems to default import them to >1 km long, so I manually decrease the size, also for each mesh. There must be a better way! Trying to get a hundred neurons or so into one window. Any help would be appreciated! 

 

Here's a screenshot from an in-browser reconstruction tool of some of the cells we're trying to showcase. This is called the central complex and it comes from a fly brain. 

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Thank you!

Amy

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I wish I had a better answer for you, but I tried a couple things and didn't find a great solution yet.  Here's a tip for importing: change your import preferences to match what you need for the scene scale, etc.  Then you only have to select your preset and hit 'enter.'  I couldn't figure out how to change the Default preset, however.  Anybody know how to do that?

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  • Thank you @natevplas and @bentraje ! Using both of these, crucially helpful!  

     

    Here's a forbidden donut I hope you can enjoy as thanks. It's actually the neurons surrounding a fly's esophagus XD 

     

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    mmmmm, donut!

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