Join Steve Nelle for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Modeling Ribbon, part of 3ds Max 2010 New Features.
Let's take a look at how you go about using the tools in the modeling ribbon.…Now one of the things that makes the ribbon so feature-filled is the fact that…it contains not just all the Editable Poly commands that you are used to using,…but nearly 150 new tools that are designed to both increase your speed and efficiency.…Let's see what we can do. Why don't we go ahead and activate the perspective…view full screen and create a Plane that's pretty much the size of the grid.…We'll now hide that grid by typing G, then pressing F4 so we can see our shaded edges.…
Now we are going to need a little more geometry in this, so let's go ahead and…change the Length and Width Segments both to 20. We can now activate the…modeling ribbon, convert our object to an Editable Poly and then hide the Command panel.…Okay, I'm just going to play around a little here. I'm going to go ahead and…select this series of polygons right in the middle of by surface. I think in…this example I'll go ahead and use my Paint selection and turn on my Ignore…
- Using the Application button and QuickAccess toolbar
- Understanding the Viewport changes and shading enhancements
- Understanding and customizing the Modeling Ribbon
- Managing materials with the new Material Explorer
- Exploring improvements to the Mental Ray Render Frame window
- Adding multiple soundtracks using ProSound
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Working with the New Interface
Understanding the interface1m 41s
2. Scene Management Tools
3. Viewport Changes and Enhancements
4. Modeling Improvements
6. Other New Stuff
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