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Old 10-03-2012, 04:47 AM   #1
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Question How do I increase geometry/polygon count to an extruded object?

I decided to convert a 2D logo done in Ai to 3D for a client, and for some reason I can't seem to get a very smooth object. This logo is made out of a ring and some intersecting lines inside of it (all one piece), and I figured this would be a very simple process of dropping the spline into an Extrude Nurbs object. While the extrusion worked fine, the problem is that I get a somewhat choppy ring. And while this is also fine for a small logo, it is very noticeable when enlarged. So, my question is, how do I increase geometry or polygon count to the ring area so that it is very smooth all the way around? Any help is much appreciated.
Old 10-03-2012, 08:04 AM   #2
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Select the spline and mess with the Intermediate Points (and parameters below) to increase/decrease the accuracy of the generated spline.

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Old 10-03-2012, 08:24 PM   #3
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Also try lowering the Angle of the splines (0° will generally give you a smooth shape but with very dense geometry).

Old 10-11-2012, 05:38 AM   #4
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You two guys are the BOMB!! Both of your suggestions worked flawlessly. Thanks a bunch!

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