I can't handle the smooth modifiers

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  04 April 2013
I can't handle the smooth modifiers

Hi, people !
I am facing issues with these smoothing modifiers.. I can't smooth properly neither a simple shape :( Nor turbosmooth, nor meshsmooth do the job well... I just want to round the edges a little bit, but after i select turbosmooth.. I get this sort of thing:

One more thing, is it possible in 3ds max to make a gradually smooth from top of the shape to it's bottom? I mean... not applying the same smooth level to all the shape
Thank you
  04 April 2013
As shown in the attachment, connect the two sides as shown in red. You need those connecting lines and I have no idea why you don't have them.
Then select the blue edges with a loop tool and make sure that they are creased. You can skip the corners if you want them smooth. then smooth.
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  04 April 2013
Deleting everything but one side and using a shell modifier on the remaining surface would probably be faster than connecting the edges manually.
  04 April 2013
i can't seem to connect the edges that way because the left side is made of more segments and the right side is only one edge... but i get the point, I understand that I didn't had to tesselate one face, and I had to connect all the edges instead... thank you
  04 April 2013
Just do as scrimski said: select all the front faces we can see in the image>ctrl+I to invert the selesction>delete. Now apply the shell modifier to the remaining planar shape.
  04 April 2013
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