Creating lines


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Creating lines

Now we are going to create a freeform line in 3ds Max. So a line is an editable spline or a curved line that doesn't have any parameters. So it doesn't have a radius like the circle, and it doesn't have fillet like the star or anything like that. So it's just drawling on the screen. So that's using the Line tool. Now, before I start drawing, I probably want to snap to my grid so at least I will start out with a straight line and then I can bend it around and do fun things to it, but I will start with a straight line.

In order to do that, I want to snap to the grid. So I will go up here to my Snaps, and I will turn on Snaps in 3D. So will click the button that has a little 3 on it and a magnet. You will notice, by the way, that there are a couple of other flavors of snapping. I want to be snapping in three-dimensions. I also want to right-click on any one of these to once again go into the Grid and Snap Settings and to verify that the only option I have chosen is Grid Poi...

Creating lines
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Creating lines provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Aaron F. Ross as part of the 3ds Max 2011 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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3ds Max
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