Mesh Decimating

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Mesh Decimating.svg Mesh Decimating

Menu location
Meshes → Decimation...
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also


The Mesh Decimating command reduces the number of faces in mesh objects.


  1. Select one or more mesh objects.
  2. There are several ways to invoke the command:
    • Press the Mesh Decimating.svg Mesh Decimating button.
    • Select the Meshes → Mesh Decimating.svg Decimation... option from the menu.
  3. The Decimating task panel opens.
  4. Specify the Reduction:
    • If only one mesh object has been selected and you choose the Absolute number option:
      • Move the slider or enter a number to specify an absolute number of faces.
    • In other cases:
      • Move the slider or enter a number to specify a percentage of faces.
      • Specify the tolerance.
  5. Press the OK button to finish the command.