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Exporting OBJ with subdivision surface

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I have a model that I've added a subdivision surface object on to smooth out the polygons and  I want to export it as an OBJ, however when I export the OBJ the subdivisions are missing so the edges aren't rounded.

 

How do I there therefore make the subdivisions part of the model so it can export properly?

 

Thanks in advance

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If you wish the apply the SDS tag permanently you just set the SDS tag Subdivision Render level to what you want then  hit the C key or the Top left button (Make editable).  Its always a good job to keep a copy of the low sub d version.  There is also a Subdivide tool in the Mesh/Commands menu with a smooth setting.

 

PS:  If you export as a FBX then it makes the SDS Tag for you and makes your object a child of it.

 

Dan

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  • OK great, I'll give that a go. Thanks.

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