On Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 11:43:12 AM UTC-5, Phillip Skipwith wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm new to 3d geometric morphometrics, so this will be a very basic question 
> to which there is probably a simple answer. I'm trying to place landmarks on 
> meshes containing between 120,000 and 150,000 vertices using the digit.fixed 
> function in geomorph. However, I'm finding it nearly impossible to select the 
> desired vertex with the cursor. Rather, the point lands somewhere else deeper 
> in the mesh, which is very frustrating. I've fiddled with ptsize, which helps 
> a little when increased, but nothing seems to work without a lot of clicking 
> around. Does anyone have any idea what's going on and if its possible to 
> select the faces with this function (the function description makes this seem 
> unlikely)? Alternatively, does anyone have any suggestions on how to best 
> export .ply files from Meshlab that work best with geomorph and rgl? I've 
> just been simplifying my hyper complex meshs with quadratic decimation and 
> then exporting the ply. Should I be doing something in Meshlab that will make 
> it easier to select vertices in R? Also, I realize that it the documentation 
> for geomorph uses a mesh with less than 30,000 vertices, but I lose most of 
> the useful information when I drop below 120k.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated,
> Skip

Have you tried using "Landmark editor"? <-software

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