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 ==Enabled== ==Enabled==
-Use this property to toggle the force'​s influence on model computation. ​ Disabling a mesh force will stop it from influencing the model but it will not take it out of the model if it is set to be included (see "​Include in Model,"​ below).+Use this property to toggle the force'​s influence on model computation. ​ Disabling a Mesh force will stop it from influencing the model but it will not take it out of the model if it is set to be included (see "​Include in Model,"​ below).
  
 ==Type== ==Type==
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 Specifies what happens to spines that are using this mesh from the following options: Specifies what happens to spines that are using this mesh from the following options:
  
-^ All | All nodes will be kept regardless whether they collide with the mesh or not. |+^ All | All nodes will be kept regardless ​of whether they collide with the mesh or not. |
 ^ Hits | Only nodes that collide with this mesh will be kept (if this force is enabled on the generator). All others will be destroyed. | ^ Hits | Only nodes that collide with this mesh will be kept (if this force is enabled on the generator). All others will be destroyed. |
 ^ Misses | Only nodes that do not collide with this mesh force will be kept (if this force is enabled on the generator). All others will be destroyed. | ^ Misses | Only nodes that do not collide with this mesh force will be kept (if this force is enabled on the generator). All others will be destroyed. |
  
 ==Obstruction Distance== ==Obstruction Distance==
-Sets the distance from the base of each spine node where obstruction by the mesh force is prohibited. It is sometimes desirable to refrain from obstructing the very base of branches so that they are able to begin their growth without being immediately redirected by mesh forces. ​+Sets the distance from the base of each spine node where obstruction by the Mesh force is prohibited. It is sometimes desirable to refrain from obstructing the very base of branches so that they are able to begin their growth without being immediately redirected by mesh forces. ​
  
 ==Max Iterations== ==Max Iterations==
-When a mesh collision is detected, this property determines how many attempts are made to continue on without going through the mesh.  More iterations ​means a better chance of finding a route at the expense of slower computation times.+When a mesh collision is detected, this property determines how many attempts are made to continue on without going through the mesh.  More iterations ​mean a better chance of finding a route at the expense of slower computation times.
  
 ==Max Angle== ==Max Angle==
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 ==Include== ==Include==
-Type the name of a mesh force in this property. That mesh will be used to indicate the only region where this force is applied.+Type the name of a Mesh force in this property. That mesh will be used to indicate the only region where this force is applied.
  
 ==Exclude== ==Exclude==
-Type the name of a mesh force in this property. That mesh will be used to indicate the region where this force will not be applied.+Type the name of a Mesh force in this property. That mesh will be used to indicate the region where this force will not be applied.
  
 =====Animation===== =====Animation=====
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 ==Profile== ==Profile==
-Controls the animation, as follows: ​ The left hand side of the curve corresponds to the percentage of the force applied at the start frame. ​ The right hand side corresponds to the percentage of the force applied at the end of the animation duration.+Controls the animation, as follows: ​ The left-hand side of the curve corresponds to the percentage of the force applied at the start frame. ​ The right-hand side corresponds to the percentage of the force applied at the end of the animation duration.
  
 ====Growth==== ====Growth====
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 ==Lifetime %== ==Lifetime %==
-Controls the strength of the force over the duration of the growth animation. ​ The left hand side of the curve corresponds to the percentage of the force applied at the start of the growth animation. ​ The right hand side corresponds to the percentage of the force applied at the end of the growth animation.+Controls the strength of the force over the duration of the growth animation. ​ The left-hand side of the curve corresponds to the percentage of the force applied at the start of the growth animation. ​ The right-hand side corresponds to the percentage of the force applied at the end of the growth animation.
  
 =====Transform===== =====Transform=====