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I have this mesh

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I need to create loops between the selected vertices around the top of the part, keeping the spacing between the loops the same as the source vertices.

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I know how to do this 1 at a time with several different methods, ctrl-r, knife tool, g g, etc, but this is time consuming and does not end up with "perfect" spacing.

Is there a faster/better technique?

This is the result I would like to find a faster technique for. This was done using ctrl-r scrolling wheel to the desired number of cuts, then 1-by-1 selecting a loop and g g until the loop lined up with a source vertex. Painful when there are many to do!

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  • $\begingroup$ Sorry, I'm not sure exactly what you're trying to do, but have you tried selecting 2 vertices and pressing J? $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 16, 2021 at 3:06
  • $\begingroup$ @ChristopherBennett Yes, J tries to take the shortest path, which is underneath, not over the top. I'll add a picture of the result I'm looking for $\endgroup$
    – Psyonic
    Commented Feb 16, 2021 at 3:13

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Duplicate points, seperate points, extrude them and use knife project?

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  • $\begingroup$ Hello :). This sounds like a neat solution, could you please add some images to illustrate the answer? $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 16, 2021 at 9:32
  • $\begingroup$ @Chrischan That's an interesting approach! Please add some detail of what you're thinking, some pics would be good $\endgroup$
    – Psyonic
    Commented Feb 16, 2021 at 10:18
  • $\begingroup$ @Chrischan I gave it a shot! Brilliant solution! Please edit your answer with more info so others can find it, it's very worth sharing. Thanks! $\endgroup$
    – Psyonic
    Commented Feb 16, 2021 at 11:51

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