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Old 31-01-2003, 05:00 AM   #1
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I'd like to smooth this but keey the teeth to have sharp/hard edges, Is there any way to do it?



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Select the faces you want to smooth, then use smooth. (don't select the tooth faces) You might have to use the poly split tool to make some new faces to get exactly what you want, though.
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Cheers, i'll give it a go.
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This pic might help:

The mesh on the right ar the result of smoothing the forms on the left.
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!!, wow, mike you just solved a mystery! Oh this is great stuff, thanks mike! Jeeze, adding that one extra poly on each corner sure does wonders.
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