Backface color option in solid shading mode

Some types of modeling is very sensitive to normal direction and when working with complex imported models, backface culling doesn’t cut it because you don’t know what you are missing unless you are very familiar with the model (and if the model is complex enough, and has enough errors, the “recalculate outside” option doesn’t work).

Add an easily accessible toggle option in the solid shading overlay panel:

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Why doesn’t the existing function suit you?

You can customize face orientation overlay colors / transparency in master, will be available in 2.82 stable.


Edit: Ah, ok. I see it now. :slight_smile:

My confusion stemmed from having backface options in more than one place.

Useful tip, thanks for sharing!