Triangulate Modifier

The Triangulate Modifier converts all faces in a mesh (whether it be quads or n-gons) to triangular faces. This modifier fulfills the exact same function as the Triangulate tool in Edit Mode.

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Mesh before Triangulate Modifier.

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Mesh after Triangulate Modifier.

Options

Quad Method
Beauty

Split the quads in nice triangles, slower method.

Fixed

Split the quads on the 1st and 3rd vertices.

Fixed Alternate

Split the quads on the 2nd and 4th vertices.

Shortest Diagonal

Split the quads based on the distance between the vertices.

N-gon Method
Beauty

Arrange the new triangles nicely, slower method.

Scanfill

Split the n-gons using a scanfill algorithm.