Join Randi Derakhshani for an in-depth discussion in this video Scene navigation, part of Getting Started with 3ds Max.
In this video, we'll take a look at all the important functions of navigating …inside 3DS Max. We'll cover how to move inside 3D space, …and how to use the different navigation tools and how they differ. …We're going to start with the icon we see in the upper-right hand corner of every viewport. …This is known as the View Cube. The View Cube is a navigation tool that …allows you to click directly on it and drag and it will give you some orbiting functionality.…
You'll notice on the Cube there are top, front, right and so on, so that if you …want to look at the top of a scene, you can click there. …You can do this in any viewport. When I'm looking in a front view you can …see how there's small arrows here, that will allow me to shift and switch to …different scenes. The View Cube also has a compass that I …can click and drag on and it will orbit the scene.…
And also there's this little icon of a house. …That turns any viewport into a perspective view at this angle. …So if I come up here to this view, which was a front view, and click on the home, …
- 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
3ds Max 2013 Essential Trainingwith Aaron F. Ross7h 9m Beginner
Creating Urban Game Environments in 3ds Maxwith Adam Crespi5h 54m Intermediate
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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