Touring the command panels


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Touring the command panels

In 3ds Max, the heart of the program really is the Command panel. And the Command panel itself is divided into six separate panels. Let's just look at them quickly. The Create panel is where you can build objects. The Modify panel, if we click on that, allows us to change objects, and you will spend most of your time in the Command panel, here in this Modify panel. Hierarchy gives you the ability to deal with object pivot points.

What's the center of an object's rotation, for example. The Motion panel lets you control how objects move through something called a controller and also through animation keyframes. The Display panel, as the name implies, gives you the ability to hide objects, to freeze objects, so that they will be untouchable. And finally, the Utilities panel is an area for stuff that didn't seem to fit anywhere else in the program.

And some of these are actually quite important. For example, if you click the More button here, you will see that there's a lis...

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

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3D + Animation
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3ds Max
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