Join Randi Derakhshani for an in-depth discussion in this video Cloning objects, part of Getting Started with 3ds Max.
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In this video, we'll be taking a look at how to clone objects. …In this scene I have a teapot primitive created and a torus, or a doughnut. …I've got my doughnut selected right now, I'd like to make a clone of my doughnut. …I can go into the Move tool and holding down the Shift key on my keyboard, I will …move the doughnut on the x axis, and in doing so, because I"m holding down the …Shift key, 3ds Max will create a clone of that object.…
When I release the mouse button, I will get my Clone Options. …And here you can see, I have three different types of clones I can create. …A copy, which is default, an instances, or a reference. …It also allows me to type in the new name for that object. …It automatically creates the name by appending a number to the name of the …original object. That was called Torus 1, so this will be …called Torus 2. I will change that name, and call that …New Doughnut. And I will leave it, at a copy, and I …will click Okay. You'll see I've got my original object, …
- The interface and navigation
- Creating and manipulating objects
- Working with modifiers
- Vertex, edge, and border modeling
- Working in Element mode
- Editable polys and NURMS
- Creating 3D shapes from 2D shapes
- Vertex sub-object editing for splines
- Lathing and lofting splines
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1. Exploring 3ds Max
2. The Interface and Navigation
3. Creating and Manipulating Objects
4. Working with Modifiers
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5. Poly Modeling
6. Spline Modeling
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