Grouping objects


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Grouping objects

Before I group all these parts together, I need to finish the construction process. I know that the entire height of the shelf unit is going to be 79 inches, so I can use a 3ds Max Helper Object to measure out in my scene. Make it little bit easier to tell how big I want this to be and exactly how I am going to move things around. So I am going to go to the front view and dolly back a little bit with the mouse wheel, until I can see the whole scene here, and I am going to go to the Create panel, and I am looking for Helpers.

Here you go, Helpers. It's a special object class, type of object, and the one I'm going for here is a Tape Helper. Before I create that Tape Helper, however, I do want to turn on Snaps, just so that it will be lined up nice and clean. So I will select 3-d Snaps, and I will also right-click just to verify that Grid Points is the only option active. Okay, so I will hit Alt+W to make my front view bigger, and I will create my Tape Measure.

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

Subject:
3D + Animation
Software:
3ds Max
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