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Old 20-08-2003, 05:16 PM   #1
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Unhappy Smoothing my poly model

Hi, I have a polygon model of a giraffe that I want so look much smoother i've included a pic of the quick render.
Whats the best way to smooth him without loosing to much detail?

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Old 20-08-2003, 05:34 PM   #2
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Looks like it already has plenty of geometry. I think you'd just need to Edit Polygons > Normals > Soften/Harden Edges > Options. Choose All Soft and apply.
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Just tried that but nothing happens except the frame turns from green to white?
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lol Mike, looks like I'm not the only one who has had soften/harden problems :p
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You might also try investigating Edit Polygons > Normals > Average Normals. That command works at the object, face, and vertex levels.
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Cool, thanx Guys, I used edit polygons > normals >average normals,

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It's amazing how that tool only works for me.
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It works for me fine too, Mike. You're not alone.
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We've got the rebel without a cause version of maya
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