Learn how to remove material assignments with scripting or a utility.
- [Instructor] A common scenario in 3D graphics … is the need to remove materials from a scene. … Maybe you're working with a model … that you've downloaded from a stock asset website … and you need to replace whatever materials were provided. … Or maybe you're opening up an old scene … that uses a different renderer … and again you need to basically wipe out whatever is there. … In many cases of 3ds Max, Scene Converter … can be of great use to you in these situations, … because it can go in and remove any unknown materials … and replace them with, for example a physical material. … You can even write your own rules for the Scene Converter. … But sometimes you just need … to completely wipe out whatever's there. … And I'll show you a couple of ways … to remove materials from a 3ds Max scene … and the first is with a simple line of MAXScript code. … The first step is to select the objects … whose materials we want to remove. … We can do that from the Edit menu in this case … and just choose Edit, Select All. …
AuthorAaron F. Ross
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