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Smoothing a faceted surface after extrusion

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Hi everyone, 

 

I've been looking for a solution to this issue of trying to smooth out a faceted surface after it's been extruded. 

 

Obviously my options are redraw it with a complete curve however this would take a while and undo a lot of the other work I've done on the object.

 

In OpenGL it's not an issue as the facets are hidden however in Hidden Line mode we see the lines. I know you can smooth it out by adjusting settings in Hidden Line by increasing the angle but that's more a workaround and related to hiding lines rather than actually smoothing them and removing the facet lines.

 

Is there a tool I'm missing for this? In SketchUp, the tool is related to the eraser tool and with a keyboard shortcut and you can smooth out a surface easily. 

 

Any tips would be appreciated. 

 

Thanks!

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