Using the Array tool


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Using the Array tool

Next, we are going to build the sides of our bookshelf, and these will be ChamferBoxes as well. And I am going to create this in the Top, or Perspective View, and that way, it'll be oriented the same as the other objects. And in general, most of the time, you are going to be creating things in the Top or Perspective View. So I have got Geometry, Extended Primitives, ChamferBox, and I will click and hold the mouse to create the footprint of the box, release and drag upward to set the Height.

Click the mouse again and drag to set the Fillet Radius. Now, once I have a Fillet, then I can click once again to complete the blocks and then right-click to exit. Then I will go over to the Modify panel and change the dimensions. So once again, the total depth here, which 3ds Max is reading out as the Length, I am going to set that to 14", type in 1-4 and Enter. The Width, I will set that to 1". And then the Height, I know that the spacing between the shelves is 16".

So I will set tha...

Using the Array tool
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Using the Array tool 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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