Tools, Functions, Modes
The numerous Hair tools are designed to manipulate (style) the guide so you can style hair any way you want. Guides determine the direction and length of the hair (hair style). Hair is interpolated between the guides, and can be seen when the image is rendered. Select a Hair object, whose guides you want to edit (more than one Hair object can be styled simultaneously).
As you already know, the various Cinema 4D tools affect either selected elements or, if no element is selected, all elements. The selection mode can even be changed to only affect visible elements, for example.
In the following, we will explain all available (guide) elements.
All tools contain settings that are available in the Attribute Manager (when that tool is active).
Furthermore, most tools are interactive, i.e., you can manipulate the guide directly in the editor view while simultaneously pressing the mouse button.
Guides can also be edited to a certain extent using Cinema 4D tools. Two methods are available: