How To Control The Level Of Detail In 3Ds Max 2013


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Controlling the level of detail

This object looks pretty good as it is. However, if I wanted to deform it, I would need to pay special attention to its level of detail. I'll select it and press the F4 key, so I can see the edged faces. I don't need to see those selection brackets right now, so I'll press the J key to hide those. As you can see here on the front faces here, there are no edges, and that means that if I try to bend this or twist it or do anything to it, it would not deform very well, and I would have some pretty serious issues.

I'd like to now enable an option so that I can see the full information about the level of detail. For each object, there are Object Properties and one of the Object Properties is whether we want to see all of the triangle edges or not. There are two ways to get to that Object Properties dialog: one would be to go to Edit > Object Properties, or you could select the object, and right-click and in the quad menu, just choose Object Properties.

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Controlling the level of detail
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Controlling the level of detail provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Aaron F. Ross as part of the 3ds Max 2013 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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3ds Max
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