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10-05-2005, 05:22 AM   #1
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How to unsmooth a smoothed object
In the Mech tutorial, the prof smooths and unsmooths polygons with a shortcut on his polygon tab of his shelf. However, my polygon options only include a smooth option and not its inverse. How (short of undo) can I reverse a smooth in Maya 6.0. For that matter, can one somehow remove any operation on an object somehow by removing it from the inputs stack?

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11-05-2005, 08:49 PM   #2
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there is a way to unsmooth in the poly options (forgot what its called), but it really sucks, so dont use it... i have seen scripts people have written that unsmooth, but maya doesnt have one, you would have to get a mel script probably..

edit: He's probably doing ctrl-z, which is undo..

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11-05-2005, 08:51 PM   #3
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ur better off just undoing
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11-05-2005, 09:37 PM   #4
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You can goto history. Find the smoothing command and change subdivisions from 1(or whatever you have set) to 0 (zero) and it will unsmooth.
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25-09-2016, 11:02 AM   #5
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3 for Smooth and 1 is Unsmooth
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08-01-2018, 05:17 AM   #6
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i found a decent fix
this worked for me. im the channel box (while the object is selected) click on inputs and then there should be one something like polysmoothface and then a number. under that set divisions to 0 and it should return to normal.

sorry for the late reply i was looking for help and i found a solution.
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