How To Create Text In 3Ds Max 2013


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Creating text

Creating text in 3ds Max is quite simple. All I need to do is go to the Create panel and go to the Shapes panel, and in the Splines category you'll see text, and I'll click on that and just click in the front viewport to create the text with default parameters. When I've created it, I'll right-click to exit the Text tool. Now I'll go directly to the Modify panel and change up those parameters. First of all, I've got the font, which is Arial by default.

I click on that, and I just want to scroll down. I'm looking for Timepiece. There it is. The Size, I'll set to about 5 feet, press Enter, then I'll type in the text. I'll hit Enter to start a new line. I'll center the text. I'll also play around with the Kerning and Leading. Kerning is the space between letters. The Leading is a space between lines; if I give it a negative leading, I can move those closer together.

Notice, by the way, this is a cool feature of 3ds Max, that when I click and drag...

Creating text
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Creating text 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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