Join Randi Derakhshani for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring menus (part one), part of Getting Started with 3ds Max.
In this video, we're going to take a look into the many menus available in the 3ds …Max interface and get a feel for the kind of tools you can find within each menu heading. …While it's impossible to get into every single menu item, you'll learn how the …menus are laid out and where to look in the menus for any particular function or …workflow, to make it easier to work in 3ds Max. …The menu bar is located directly under the caption bar, which is this bar that …has the title in it. We're going to start with the button on …the left, which is the Applications button.…
This is where all your file handling commands are. …File handling commands are like creating new files, resetting and opening, saving, …save as, importing and exporting. Now I am going to open a new file. …This is a file that I was working on before and I kind of change the interface. …Now, one of the handy tools that you can do if you just want to start a new file …and you want all the viewports to be set back to the way they are by default, is …
- The interface and navigation
- Creating and manipulating objects
- Working with modifiers
- Vertex, edge, and border modeling
- Working in Element mode
- Editable polys and NURMS
- Creating 3D shapes from 2D shapes
- Vertex sub-object editing for splines
- Lathing and lofting splines
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Exploring 3ds Max
2. The Interface and Navigation
3. Creating and Manipulating Objects
4. Working with Modifiers
Using an FFD modifier8m 47s
5. Poly Modeling
6. Spline Modeling
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