Smooth

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This function is available in OCAD Professional.This function is available in OCAD Orienteering.This function is available in OCAD Starter.

Choose this command in the Topology menu or by clicking the IconSmooth.PNG Smooth button in the Edit Functions Toolbar.
This command is activated when at least one line or area object is selected.

Choose this command to smooth ‘dithered’ line or area objects with the smoothing tolerance defined in the Drawing and Editing category of OCAD Preferences (Smooth (generalization)). The Smooth function uses the Douglas-Peucker algorithm and removes unnecessary vertices.

The Smooth function with different tolerance levels.


  1. Click Smooth to open the Smooth Objects dialog.
  2. Enter the tolerance and decide if and under which conditions the verticles shall be kept.
  3. Click OK
SmoothDialog.PNG

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