Poly Average Normals

37 votes
Version: 
1.0
Date Updated: 
08/15/2010
Author Name: 
Anubis

The macro script that averages all vertex normals
for faces tracked using custom (time saver) "smart selection".

Poly Average Normals

Additional Info: 

I recommend to check the zOffTy version as well, that works on selected faces.

Enjoy!

Version Requirement: 
3ds Max 9 and higher
AttachmentSize
macro_polyaveragenormals.mcr826 bytes

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cptSwing's picture

MCG?

Been wondering if this could be solved through a MCG modifier, or perhaps a Datachannel preset?

headd's picture

Can you make it work on face

Can you make it work on face selections? Cool script BTW.

Anubis's picture

Thanks :)

Thanks :)

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veneta's picture

Definitely time-saver script,

Definitely time-saver script, thanks!

Michele71's picture

Great script Anubis! The best

Great script Anubis! The best :):) one point to you!!

Anubis's picture

Hi Dutch, The main

Hi Dutch,
The main 'algorithm' is based on the face indexes and must say that it gives good results with the models built by the "box modeling" style. In the rest cases take a little ingenious tips like detaching (for example) to isolate the effect, and so on. Cheers.

my recent MAXScripts RSS (archive here)

dutch's picture

can you tell me about the

can you tell me about the smart selection? is it just selecting faces by angles?

I'm having trouble getting the right results.

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