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Old 25-01-2004, 10:35 AM   #1
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Default Smooth shading problem

I seem to have a problem with smooth shading in the viewport.
Here's the same polygon sphere with different subdivisions in the
height and axis.

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polysphere
Subdivisions Axis 13
Subdivisions Height 13



Subdivisions Axis 12
Subdivisions Height 13



Subdivisions Axis 12
Subdivisions Height 12




It seem like there's a threshold before the smooth shading turns to flat shading. Is there some way to increase it? Or is there another solution to my problem?
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Edit polygons -> Normals -> Soften/Harden normals -> All soft.
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Oops!! I thought that only affected renders.
Thanks for the tip.
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