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Old 30-07-2003, 11:21 AM   #1
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Ive looked for but cant find the answer to this hopefully simple question..... who knows maybe I saw the answer but didnt recognize it... I woke at 4:30am and have been playing with Maya and my Fundamentals book ever since

but... with noobs...... you can hit 1 2 or 3 for level of detail I see...... my question is...... is this level of detail for only visual aid or if for example you leave the detail level at 1 will it render this rough? I mean will the nurb sphere (for example) render completely smooth (like level 3) even if you leave it at level 1 while rendering?




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Old 30-07-2003, 11:28 AM   #2
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no it's only for visualisation, you need to set the nurbs tesselation to make the sphere's smoother. It's in the render menu somewhere.

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Old 30-07-2003, 11:28 AM   #3
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yep, its only for visual aid...

It will try to tessellate to a level higher than "level 3" but not always. You can see your objects with the final tessellation pressing "tessellation>display render tessellation" in the atribute editor
If your nurbs isnt tesellating enugh up the tesselltion atributes
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Old 30-07-2003, 11:29 AM   #4
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lol just beat ya!

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Originally posted by Pure_Morning
lol just beat ya!

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lol yes but my response is more complete
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Old 30-07-2003, 11:35 AM   #6
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already seen my post on mental ray tessellation? i think im gonna love mental ray...
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Mental Ray is a beutiful, beutiful thing...
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