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3DIM
06-29-2004, 07:03 AM
Im Having some trouble figuring out why polygons seem to triple when I send an object 4rm modeler to layout . Any ideas why this is doind this coz i have no idea , knowing my luck its the most simple thing im missing .
Any help would be great . THANKS !!!!

mattclary
06-29-2004, 07:35 AM
Originally posted by 3DIM
I send an object 4rm modeler to layout

What's 4rm? Is that a custom plugin? Maybe it has some buggy code.

bloontz
06-29-2004, 08:09 AM
LOL, I think it's a shorthand for from? Took me a while to figure that one.

bloontz
06-29-2004, 08:28 AM
Okay, sorry for laughing but if 4rm= from just spell it out, if not I apologize.

Are you saying your polygon count triples? If so do you have subdivision surfaces active on any objects? Layout will give you the subdivided count.

mattclary
06-29-2004, 09:53 AM
I get annoyed at people so kool they can't kommunic8. :rolleyes:

3DIM
06-30-2004, 12:42 AM
Sorry for the "4rm" just playing around .
Where do i go to change the setting surface subdivide in modeler and where do i chec to see the subdivide count in layout .

P.S i get annoyed at people who cant "kommunic8" in a fun way - this is supposed to be fun isn't it .

digimassa
06-30-2004, 01:26 PM
:cool:

most fun is to look into help file 4 such basic questions

3DIM
07-01-2004, 01:26 AM
SORRY if i caused so much trouble in this forum , but i really need some help , so if we could just drop the complaining please .

P.S - I dont have the manual for Lightwave 8 yet . THANKS!!!!!

bloontz
07-01-2004, 06:09 AM
Most of the 7.5 manual is pertinant to 8. If you are in the US you can download the manual as of yesterday.

In modeler you set the "Patch Divisions" in the general option.

In layout you set the level for both display and rendering per object in the object properties dialog.

3DIM
07-01-2004, 08:29 AM
Thanks alot for the help - i checked it out and you are right . Thanks again .

hrgiger
07-01-2004, 02:35 PM
Gr8.