Join Steve Nelle for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Transform toolbox, part of 3ds Max 2010 New Features.
The new Transform Toolbox offers a quick and easy way to re-size and rotate…objects in your Scene, in addition to providing a handful of tools for…manipulating pivot points. You can access the controls by going to the Edit…pull-down menu and choosing Transform Toolbox. Now, in as much as you can float…the box around the screen, I'm going to go ahead and dock it off to the left hand side.…Let's start with the rotation. One of the cool things about the way that…Transform Toolbox handles rotating objects is that the rotations are done so…from your actual point of view as opposed to the coordinates either in your…Scene or exclusive to the object itself. You can type in a specific number of…degrees to rotate, or you can simply choose one of the predefined Degree settings.…
You can then choose to rotate it counterclockwise or clockwise. Now, as you can…see once the command is executed, your model quickly rotates in relation to…your actual point of view. If I orbit around to change the orientation of my…
- 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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