Working with operators


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Working with operators

Let's talk about working with operators. The file on screen is named PFlow operators and it represents the carryover from our last video. Opening up the Particle view we can take a look at the structure of our current flow system. Now we can do that either clicking on the Particle view button on the right or simply using the keyboard shortcut, the number 6. Each entry currently displayed is an operator. Simply put, an operator provides a set of parameters that control a single component of a particle system. Those parameters can many times be animated, which allows a particle to change behavior even within a single event.

Clicking on the name of any operator opens its settings and controls on the top right side of the Particle view. That right side section being officially referred to as the Parameters panel. Behind each operator's name in the event, in parentheses, is that operator's most important or most typically adjusted parameter. With Birth, that would be the particle emiss...

Working with operators
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Working with operators provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Steve Nelle as part of the Particle Effects in 3ds Max

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3D + Animation
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3ds Max
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