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3dsmax Subdivision Question
show user profile  scdlsam
Hello, quick question,

Is it possible to subdivide a mesh in max into quads without modifying the silhouette? The subdivide modifier just makes a mess by cutting in random triangles. TurboSmooth and MeshSmooth destroy the shape.

I could take it in into zbrush, turn off Smt and hit Divide, but that's too much import / export.

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2/18/2009 2:35:01 PM (last edit: 2/18/2009 2:35:01 PM)
show user profile  Dave
Try the tessalate modifier, and set it to quad

"I flew over Egypt once"

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2/18/2009 4:16:34 PM (last edit: 2/18/2009 4:16:34 PM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
...with a tension value of zero ;)

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2/18/2009 4:59:30 PM (last edit: 2/18/2009 4:59:30 PM)
show user profile  scdlsam
Thank you Dave and Grotey.

The tension was the final issue.

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2/18/2009 5:57:41 PM (last edit: 2/18/2009 5:57:41 PM)
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