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Old 09-11-2003, 08:33 PM   #1
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Hi

I am Trying to figure out a way to make rounded edges in polys without using the smooth poly function.

The idea is I want to be able to model and have some nice flat poly surfaces with smooth rounded like edges I have been playing with the chamfering but haven't found a solution yet... is there a way to achieve this?

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Try selecting the edge, and then use Edit Polygons > Bevel with your segments set to more than 3.
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Yeah, the best way, using the fewest polys would be to bevel the edges, then smooth the normals.
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Thanks I'll play with it some more...the only thing I noticed is some of the adjoinging faces get some messed up shading changes due to the extra vert counts..
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Have you tried Subd's?

I tried to aviod them, for lack of understanding,
but after I learned it, I'll never go back!

The power of nurbs, with the ease of use of polys.
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