Making Really Flat things in Second Life

Sometimes you want something really, really flat in Second Life.   But the smallest you can make anything is 0.010.   To make it smaller than that, you need to use a simple trick.

Step 1:   Create a sphere.
Step 2: Change the Dimple B=0.950.
Step 3: Change the shape to a box.
Step 4: Set Z=0.010.

Look how flat it is compared to the 0.010 prim above it.  


There is no longer any need to apply an Alpha texture to the edges which must be downloaded from the server and rendered. 

Instead,  set the box to 100% alpha.  Then apply your texture to the 2 main faces, and then click each face and set them to 0% alpha.