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Old 07-01-2004, 02:40 PM   #1
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Default polys to subs to nurbs

OK, I am here again with most-likely a moronic question. What would cause a surface to be inable to convert?

I have a poly table, slightly smoothed, no history, and I can not convert it to subs?

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I am baffled? What should I look for to be the cause of this?



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select the polygon and go to polygon menu>cleanup. Sub division require specific information to generate correctly. Polygon Cleanup removes invalid and extraneous geometry.
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Coo, I have not tried that, thanks!
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you may also need to increase the max number of faces (I think that's the param) in the convert to subdivs menu options box.

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ok, I am psyched to get off work and try it!! =)
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ok, I ahe gotten my poly to subs, but now it won't convert to nurbs... Is there a cleanup for subs before converting to nurbs?
I have an oval table, and I just want the edges to be smooth.
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Post up a few pic so i can have a look see....
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you dont need to go to nurbs to make the edges smooth .... sub-ds or polys can do that just fine
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Try and not smooth the poly at all at first. Then convert to subs then nurbs, but why do you want a "nurbs" table??
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