Cinema 4D Prime XPresso XPresso Nodes General Polygon Operator
Function available in CINEMA 4D Prime, Visualize, Broadcast, Studio & BodyPaint 3D
Polygon Operator

Basic Node Parameter

Node Properties

Matrix Mode

The Polygon Center and Polygon Normals output ports can output their respective position or vector values using either of the coordinate systems listed below.


The world coordinate system.


The local coordinate system as defined by the next highest object in the hierarchy.

Use Deformed Points

If you want the node to output the exact point coordinates of polygons that are deformed by deformers, enable the separate Use Deformed Points option. You will find this option on the Attribute Manager’s Node Properties page. If the option is disabled, the node outputs the coordinates of the non-deformed object.