Model cannot be simplified

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Joined: 10/31/2009


As an experiment I tried simplifying a Blender model (which Blender can decimate fine). However, it was unable to simplify it at all -- it could only show the original model as output.

Here's a link to the model.

JackJack's picture
Joined: 04/18/2009

Thanks for your question and the link to your model.
Your model has duplicated uv coordinates. You can inspect this
by turning boundaries on - you will see a lot of uv boundaries.
To solve this, just apply 'Join texture coordinates' from Menu/Tools
before simplifying the model.

In general, it is recommended to turn on automatic joining of
uvs and normals upon the model loading
in 'Tools/Options/Importers/Apply after Importing'.
This will be the default options in the future versions.

Joined: 10/31/2009

Great, it works! Thanks for the response! Big smile