Join Randi Derakhshani for an in-depth discussion in this video Using snaps, part of Getting Started with 3ds Max.
In this lesson we'll be taking a look at snaps or snapping in Max. …Snapping allows you to transform objects and have that transformation, which you …can see is, free right now. Nice and free and open. …Snaps allow you to literally snap the object to different parts of the scene …such as, grid intersections. Found up here, you're able to turn on …snaps through any of these icons. The most used snaps are, the 3D snaps, …turned on by the snaps toggle. There are different types of snaps that …allow you to snap the object to different things such as, like I mentioned, …intersections of the grid or or faces or vertices.…
To access those different types of snaps, simply right-click on an empty part of …the toolbar, and open up the snaps tools. This free floating window can be docked …anywhere in your user interface, wherever you feel it works the best for you. …We'll go ahead and dock it on the inside here of the interface, next to the …command panel. And we will, we've already turned on 3-D …
- The interface and navigation
- Creating and manipulating objects
- Working with modifiers
- Vertex, edge, and border modeling
- Working in Element mode
- Editable polys and NURMS
- Creating 3D shapes from 2D shapes
- Vertex sub-object editing for splines
- Lathing and lofting splines
Skill Level Beginner
3ds Max 2013 Essential Trainingwith Aaron F. Ross7h 9m Beginner
Creating Urban Game Environments in 3ds Maxwith Adam Crespi5h 54m Intermediate
Creating Simulations in MassFX and 3ds Maxwith Brian Bradley3h 53m Intermediate
1. Exploring 3ds Max
2. The Interface and Navigation
3. Creating and Manipulating Objects
4. Working with Modifiers
Using an FFD modifier8m 47s
5. Poly Modeling
6. Spline Modeling
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