You save your 3ds Max files as scenes. Author Shaun Bryant explains how this works.
- [Instructor] So you finally got your DWG file into … 3ds Max, you can see it there. … We've done the sanity checking, … we've hit the icon on the dialog box … and we're now in 3ds Max and ready to go. … There is one more thing you need to do. … And you probably thinking now, oh boy! … What's he going to say now? … Is there more work involved here? … Have I done something wrong? … No, you haven't. … If you've got to this point, … you've done everything right. … The only thing you need to do now is save it as a 3ds Max … Scene. … Now a Scene is basically a 3ds Max file. … And it's a .max file, … .m-a-x … and all you've got to do … and it's really quick and easy. … Is just hop up to File here in the corner … and you go Save As. … Now the only thing you've got to check here is, the history. … So you can see, … this is saving my 3ds Max Scene to this folder path here. … So just keep an eye on your history like I said. … So that's where it's going. … You can change the location if you want to. …
- Preparing a 2D CAD drawing
- Saving the correct file type
- Creating new boundaries
- Working with existing CAD drawing and layers
- Setting up 3D layers
- Working with the units of a new drawing
- Setting display units in 3ds Max
- Importing, linking, and locating
- Extruding boundaries
- Preventing clashes
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Cleaning Up Your CAD Drawing
2. Setting Up New CAD Layers
A new layer for the 3D floor3m 18s
3. Creating New Polyline Boundaries
4. Saving Out as a New CAD Drawing
5. Setting Units for 3ds Max
6. Importing into 3ds Max
7. Extruding Wall Boundaries in 3ds Max
8. Extruding the Floor in the 3ds Max Scene
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