- [Instructor] 3ds Max is great for visualizing … computer-aided designs because it provides … many options for converting solid models to polygons. … The 3ds Max body object type preserves the solid model … so we can interactively adjust the polygon tessellation … and change the level of detail at any time. … This is something that can't be done in Maya, for example. … I've got a solid works document that was kindly donated … by fellow author Gabriel Corbitt … of Tiger Industrial Incorporated. … And he's converted that into step format … so the 3ds Max can load it. … And it's in my project folder in the exercise files. … So let's import it. … Go to the File menu and choose Import, … Import. … We're taken to the current projects Import folder. … Select the step document and click Open. … And in the Import Settings we want to get this right. … We don't want to Convert to Mesh at this stage. … We want to have Convert to Mesh turned off, … and that way it will come in as a body object, …
AuthorAaron F. Ross
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