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Old 28-02-2008, 08:03 PM   #1
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Hi, am pretty new to maya and am having some problems with the polygon smooth.

I want to smooth this polygon but when i do the edges of each face pull away from the sides. [as shown in picture]

When i fiddle around with the smooth options i can get them to stay in the right place bu then the object does not smooth it just adds divisions!

before smoothing:
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Old 28-02-2008, 08:05 PM   #2
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after smooth:
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Old 28-02-2008, 09:32 PM   #3
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Looks like you need to merge the vertices to me. Do you use SubDs any?
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Old 28-02-2008, 09:44 PM   #4
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Thanks, that worked. No im not using sub divisions surfaces yet, i think i will prob convert it to them later though.



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Old 28-02-2008, 10:04 PM   #5
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Hmm… seems odd that you got that then, because it usually happens with SubDs. Yeah, since you have Maya 2008, you don't need to mess with SubDs, just use the smooth mesh preview.
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