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Phil Lawson
09-26-2004, 03:05 PM
Hi guys, came accross a strange problem today. I quickly modeled an ipod mini in modo(dont worry about the segmentation :) )and went for a test render...you notice that the render mesh isn't complete at the bottom, but is complete in modo and in modeler/layout.

When I render, that band of polys are missing. Enabling double sided polys creates a black line.

The object isnt using sub patches and both poly normals at the bottom face out.

Any ideas??

Cheers.

Phil Lawson
09-26-2004, 03:13 PM
Here is wireframe :)

Para
09-26-2004, 03:14 PM
I've seen this caused sometimes by non-merged points and/or overlapping polygons. Did you check those two already?

Phil Lawson
09-26-2004, 03:17 PM
I think your on to something there Para :). I checked it with a lightwave native render...not fprime, and the problem wasnt there...I remember fprime struggles on 1 or 2 points, so there must be something i've missed..

Cheers!

Phil Lawson
09-26-2004, 03:32 PM
Well, I just trippled all the polys in the problem area, and all is sorted. Thx ! :thumbsup:

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