Mesh EvaluateFacet

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Mesh EvaluateFacet

Menu location
Meshes → Analyze → Face info
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also


The Mesh EvaluateFacet command shows information about faces of mesh objects.

Mesh: Ellipsoid Facet 3631: Points: <1817, 1818, 1866>, Neighbours: <3534, 3632, 3630>
Triangle: <[1.964574, 0.047063, 0.748046], [1.937166, 0.062461, 0.992797], [1.964574, -0.047063, 0.748046]>

Example of the information displayed in the Report view


  1. It is advisable to enable the Report view. The command will display detailed information there.
  2. There are several ways to invoke the command:
    • Press the Face info button.
    • Select the Meshes → Analyze → Face info option from the menu.
  3. The cursor changes to a pipette icon.
  4. Select a face of a mesh object.
  5. Its index will be displayed in the 3D view.
  6. Additional information is shown in the Report view:
    • The internal name of the mesh object.
    • The index of the selected face.
    • The indices of the three face points.
    • The indices of the faces that share an edge with the selected face.
    • The coordinates of the face points.
  7. Optionally select more faces.
  8. Select the Leave info mode option from the 3D view context menu to finish the command.