Using Schematic View


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Using Schematic View

3ds Max has a very helpful window called the Schematic View, which lets you visualize the structure of your hierarchy and also make or break links in a node-based editor. The Schematic View can be opened in a couple of different ways; one would be from Graph Editors > New Schematic View, or from the main toolbar, there's a button that says Schematic View (Open), I'll click on that. And what I see here are two windows; I've got this little child window here called Display.

I can use this to visualize other types of relationships beside from parent/child links. Right now I don't need that so I'll close it. The main window is showing me parent/child links, and I can navigate in that window using the keyboard shortcuts, the middle-mouse button, Ctrl+Alt+Middle mouse to zoom in or the mouse wheel. The root, or the first parent, is shown at the top here and each of children is shown below it. If I need to make or break links, I can do that within the Schematic View as well,...

Using Schematic View
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Using Schematic View provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Aaron F. Ross as part of the 3ds Max 2013 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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3ds Max
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