Learn how to visualize fluid data channels in the viewport.
of data channels in 3ds Max fluids. … If you didn't see that movie, go back and watch it … and follow the steps to generate a liquid cache … in the exercise scene file. … Now let's talk about pre-visualizing … the data in the view port. … Go to the display settings and the default … display type is point. … we can change the color min and max … and set color min to fully green … and set color max to 100% red. … And then we can press play or scrub in the timeline, … and we see a pretty clear representation … of the current data channel … and the default data channel is vorticity, … and that's a good one for the default … because it represents fine bubbles under the surface. … We'll talk about vorticity in detail in a few weeks, … but today let's look at the other channels. … First of all we have the age channel, … I'll scroll up to the top and choose that. … Age stores the time in seconds from which … the particle was first emitted, … but this is really only useful if the emit type … is set to emitter in the solver parameters, …
AuthorAaron F. Ross
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