Primitives

Reference

Mode

Object Mode and Edit Mode

Panel

Tool Shelf ‣ Create ‣ Add Primitive/Metaball

Menu

Add ‣ Meta

Hotkey

Shift-A

There are five predefined meta „primitives“ (or configurations) available in the Add ‣ Meta submenu:

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The five Meta primitives.

Options

Primitive
Meta Ball

Adds a meta with a point underlying structure.

Meta Tube

Adds a meta with a line segment underlying structure.

Meta Plane

Adds a meta with a planar underlying structure.

Meta Ellipsoid

Adds a meta with an ellipsoidal underlying structure.

Meta Cube

Adds a meta with a volumetric cubic underlying structure.

Radius, Align to View, Location, Rotation

See Common Object Options.