Join Randi Derakhshani for an in-depth discussion in this video Main toolbar, part of Getting Started with 3ds Max.
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In this lesson, we'll take a look into 3DS Max's main toolbar, which contains …icons to access many important functions such as Move, Rotate, and Scale. …We'll identify the icons and functions you'll find in the main toolbar, how to …invoke them, and briefly cover the kinds of things you can do with those functions …and icons to get you even more familiar with how the 3DS Max interface works. …When we're in the toolbar, if you hover your cursor over any of the tools you'll …get a little tool tip. It tells you the exact name of the tool.…
Here on the left we have the Select and Link and Unlink Selection tools. …These tools control how we can create and remove hierarchies between two objects …that are linked as parent and child. The Bind To Space Warp allows us to bind …space warps to objects, such as a particle system to a gravity space warp. …Then we have the Selection Filter List. This is a very handy tool, when you have …a large scene with many objects. If I want to isolate a specific object, …
- 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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Creating Simulations in MassFX and 3ds Maxwith Brian Bradley3h 53m Intermediate
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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