Setting time configuration


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Setting time configuration

Before I begin animating, I'll need to set up my time configuration, how long is my animation, and what format do I want to use in my Timeline? And also to make my life easier, so I don't accidentally select and keyframe things that I don't mean to, I'm going to freeze some of these objects in the scene. So, a frozen object is one that's untouchable. Now, frozen objects, by default, are going to display in gray in the Viewport. I won't be able to see my texture maps, or anything really. So what I'm going to do is I'm going to select everything in my scene, except for the camera and the logo, and that includes the lights.

I've selected all of those. I'm going to go to the Object Properties. One way to do that is from the Edit menu > Object Properties. I just want to turn off this switch that says Show Frozen in Gray. That way, once the objects have been frozen, I'll still be able to see them properly. So I'm going to turn that off, and say ...

Setting time configuration
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Setting time configuration 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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