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Shade Smooth Operator Now Has Auto Smooth Property


While showstoppers and bombastic new features often take the limelight of Blender's development coverage, they are by no means the only improvements Blender gets during it's development cycles. In fact, a big chunk of daily additions comes in the form of usability improvements and fixing papercuts, to make the overall experience of using Blender better.

This latest commit by UX extraordinaire Pablo Vazquez is one such patch, adding the ability to turn on auto smooth and adjust its angle via the shade smooth operator panel, where before the option had to be activated after some light menu diving.

Download the latest Blender daily build to try out this new feature and more below:

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Mario Hawat

Mario Hawat is a Lebanese 3D artist, writer, and musician currently based in Paris. He is a generalist with a special focus on environments, procedural and generative artworks. Open to freelance work.


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