Message #3151

From: Melinda Green <>
Subject: Re: [MC4D] Middle slices?
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:27:35 -0700

You are looking for the "slice mask". Find it in the FAQ here:

On 7/22/2015 3:10 PM, [4D_Cubing] wrote:
> Hello!
> I have a fairly simple question: how do you perform middle slice
> turns?
> On the standard {4,3,3}x3, the middle slice effect can easily be
> achieved by turning opposite cubes in opposite ways, obviously. But,
> for example, on the {4,3,3}x4, I can’t figure out how to slice any of
> the cubes right down the center. In essence, it’s been reduced back
> down to just a {4,3,3}x3 without those turns. Also, if I do a 2 or 3
> move scramble on the {3,3,3}x3, it often does a middle slice of sorts,
> but since no tetrahedra are paired into opposites, I can’t seem to
> undo the effect of the middle slice.
> This is probably just a user interface thing I’m missing. Is there
> a key to hold down as you click in such a way to make a middle slice
> happen?
> Thanks,
> -Ryan