[Sidefx-houdini-list] Enabling normals smoothing on FBX export

Christopher Hamilton chris at chrishamilton.org
Wed May 15 14:58:17 EDT 2013


Hi, 

I haven't tested this with FBX, but if you haven't already, you might want to try creating (smoothed) vertex normals prior to exporting. 

-Chris

On May 15, 2013, at 11:17 AM, Phil Cousins wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Does anyone know if there is a way to enable normals smoothing when exporting from Houdini into FBX? Its an option in many other packages such as Maya but it doesn't appear to be exposed in Houdini by default.
> 
> I am willing to write a plugin for Houdini to get access to the option but I just wanted to make sure there wasn't an easy way of enabling through a node or some other means :)
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Phil
> 
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