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divarch
06-04-2004, 08:30 PM
Hi guys, I am new here at CGtalk, and a noob at 3DSMax modeling, so...
While modeling with editable poly today, I ran into a prob with smoothing the whole result, but I guess pics will explain more ...

I have this..
http://members.lycos.co.uk/divarch/Images/mesh1.jpg
which is OK as far as the modeling is concerned.
But with mesh smooth at 0 iterations, I get this...

http://members.lycos.co.uk/divarch/Images/mesh2.jpg

So, I want to smooth everything except the sharp edged bevel...

I tried selecting the polygons I want smooth and applied the modifier to them, but still no go..
I also figured out smoothing groups, which gave me some better results...but am sure there's a more pro way to do it.

Please, any help appreciated for a modelling noob
Thanks

MRAY
06-05-2004, 12:30 AM
Hi divarch,

Just apply a smooth modifier to the stack and check auto smooth.


Hope this helps
-Mray-

divarch
06-05-2004, 10:11 AM
Yep, that worked..and thanks for your help..
Here's the result..

http://members.lycos.co.uk/divarch/Images/mesh3.jpg

:beer:

MRAY
06-06-2004, 12:52 AM
No problem!
Glad i could help.

-Mray-

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