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Mike Pauza
10-20-2010, 07:38 PM
All,

I'm doing some game modeling now and need to use only one material per object. LightWave has no way to create smoothing groups right? Also, doesn't cutting & pasting geometry leave unwelded vertices which produce real-time rendering problems? As it stands now, I have to model in LW then assign smoothing groups (and probably UVs) in Max.

Thanks. -Mike

Julez4001
10-20-2010, 08:18 PM
You can create UVs in LW (easier) with PLG-UV tools (free plugin)

And you merge/weld points with the merge command (auto & manual control) or welding tools


But when you go from app to app, you always have to re assign smoothing
unless you have POINTOVEN for 3dsmax (loads .lwo files)

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