Vertex Group Utils

by Blenderboi in Scripts and Addons

Vertex Group Utils

Vertex Group Utils is an add-on that adds utility to blender's vertex group. It adds many feature that turn vertex group into a tool for you to use in modelling process. This add-on can help you manage your meshes in edit mode by letting you to hide and unhide mesh base using vertex group.


This add-on is located in the side panel, so you don't have to go to properties to work on your vertex group. 

Features

Quick and Easy way to create Vertex Group

Add Selected Vertex to Vertex Group in just a few clicks.

 

You can also add (or reassign weight) or remove vertex from vertex group. 

If you prefer to "Reassign Vertex Group", you can do that as well. this way, the vertex group is emptied and assign the selected vertex. 

Hide/Unhide and Select/Deselect

You can use this add-on to hide, unhide, select or deselect mesh without changing the active vertex group. This means, you can unhide specific mesh as you like without unhide all. 

It is also possible to hide and unhide mesh in object mode, the way it works is by adding a mask modifier with the specific vertex group assigned. 

Join Mesh as Vertex Group

You can join mesh as Vertex Group, the joined vertex group will be using the object's name

Loose Mesh to Vertex Group

You can Create Vertex group from loose mesh. 

Remove Empty Group

You can remove all empty group in just one click. 

Separate and Separate All

You can Separate part of the mesh with vertex group, the separated object will be using the vertex group name.

Separate all will separate all vertex group in one click 


Merge Vertex Group

You can Merge two vertex group. It has 3 mode, replace, average and add. 

Find and Replace Name

You can find and replace name easily.

Pie Menu to improve WorkflowAdded pie menu to improve workflow, use shortcut - Ctrl Shift G to activate the pie menu.

Solo Group


You can now solo group in Edit Mode


Planned Features:

-Solo Vertex Group----------------done

- Material to Vertex Group

- Set Origin to Vertex Group

- Vertex Group to Face Sets

You can suggest more in Discord Channel


Changelog:

Version 1.7

13/06/2020

-Added Solo Group

Version 1.6

06/06/2020 

-Added Merge Vertex Group

-Added Find and Replace Vertex Group Name

-Hide Vertex Group for Object mode also work for both viewport and render now. 

-Added Pie Menu (Shortcut Ctrl Shift G)

Version 1.4: 

24/5/2020 Vertex Group Utils: Released!

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If you want to suggest an improvement or report a problem, lets discuss it in Discord Channel