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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 3ds Max Related Websites and Resources

    Main Product Page: http://www.autodesk.com/products/autodesk-3ds-max/overview Updates, Service Packs and Hotfixes:...

    Started by Cad64‎, 19th Apr 2013 11:31 pm
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Free Studio Max Tutorial Sites & Other Stuff

    Below is a listing of sites that offer free tutorials for 3D Studio Max. General Tutorial Sites: cgtutsplus.com 3dtotal.com tutorialized.com republicofcode.com

    Started by Cad64‎, 19th Nov 2008 04:52 am
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  1. A problem with gizmo direction when working with edit poly

    when i am working with edit poly the ucs icon or gizmo appears not with an unusual angle, just like the pictures below: i don't know how to make it back please let me know the solution.

    Started by remizana‎, 9th Aug 2013 11:57 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    27th Apr 2016 10:11 am Go to last post
  2. Everthing goes invisible

    I have had this problem for some time and not sure how to fix it. When I have an object that has been converted to poly, when I go into edit mode of the object everything disappears. If you select...

    Started by Andrew1979‎, 26th Jan 2016 07:39 am
    • Replies: 2
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    7th Apr 2016 12:44 pm Go to last post
  3. graphics card

    please kindly suggest me graphics card . my currently pc status is 4 gb ram core i 5 now i am increasing ram to 12 gb and graphics card also .please suggest me aout graphics card i.e. one gb or...

    Started by uzixs911‎, 11th Feb 2014 04:40 am
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  4. Need help on removing coplanar faces issue

    Hi everyone, I have a complex mesh representing underground galeries from a mine. It was made by my client in Promine which is an extension of Autocad for the mining industry. First, I...

    Started by solidbry‎, 23rd Nov 2015 04:43 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    24th Nov 2015 09:51 pm Go to last post
  5. Changing View From Wireframe to Grey Shaded

    How do I change the view from wireframe to grey shaded in 3ds Max? Thank you

    Started by basty‎, 8th Feb 2015 01:54 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    8th Feb 2015 05:02 pm Go to last post
  6. 3D Studio Max

    Hi I was at uni today and lots of people are telling me I should get 3D studio max as its better than 3D CAD. Any thoughts ? Is it easier to learn and is the output better ?

    Started by GemmaEBaird‎, 12th Jan 2015 02:37 pm
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    14th Jan 2015 08:55 pm Go to last post
  7. Question Need help for unit issue.

    Hi, I am a new and just a beginner. I have some problem with scale. I did use unit (mm) in auto cad drawing, then export it to 3ds max with incoming unit (mm) and rescale to unit (feet) in 3ds max....

    Started by McWynn‎, 19th Dec 2014 11:47 am
    • Replies: 4
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    3rd Jan 2015 05:52 pm Go to last post
  8. Continue Rendering from Autocad to 3Ds Max

    Hi, I have nearly completed a 3D modeling in Autocad. However due to lack of some 3D blocks like dummy mannequin, buyers, shoes... which I do have in .3ds format. I want to know if I can...

    Started by nicolas‎, 17th Oct 2014 09:21 am
    dwg to 3ds
    • Replies: 1
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    17th Oct 2014 12:59 pm Go to last post
  9. 3DS Max - Training up a new Junior 3D Visualiser - any advise?

    Hi all, I work with Max and Vray rendering furniture and interiors. We're taking on a new junior visualiser for the 1st time and wondering if anyone has any training / mentoring advise for me? ...

    Started by ww-promo‎, 4th Oct 2014 03:47 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    7th Oct 2014 01:06 am Go to last post
  10. Failure to display environment dialogue in 3d max

    Why will not display environment dialogue in 3d max I have 3d max 2011 http://iran-bim.com/forum-%D8%A7%D9%86%D8%AC%D9%85%D9%86?controller=attachment&task=displayFile&tmpl=component&id=8

    Started by ghasem‎, 15th May 2014 05:59 am
    • Replies: 2
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    14th Sep 2014 07:32 pm Go to last post
  11. my 5th grade classroom at emerson elementary

    about a week ago i threw together some models from these free sites (incl. 3D warehouse) and I set up these models to create this scenery of my 5th grade classroom - how does it look (model I kept...

    Started by AlienBZ‎, 15th Aug 2014 02:02 am
    • Replies: 1
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    14th Sep 2014 07:23 pm Go to last post
  12. Trying to create model of the local BN bookstore interior w/ sketchup models - help?

    I've d/l a sketchup model of a comic book store interior from 3D warehouse, here's what I did so far: 1) I imported it into max, 2) I grouped it, 3) I made 2 more copies of it, set the copies...

    Started by AlienBZ‎, 28th May 2014 08:17 pm
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    12th Jul 2014 08:50 am Go to last post
  13. 3ds Max software

    a bit out of the blue guys but may i ask, did all of you here purchase the original autodesk 3ds max softwares? how much does it cost?. a bit tempted since 2 of the guys i know use the cracked...

    Started by ThrashMetal‎, 18th May 2014 03:39 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    20th May 2014 02:20 am Go to last post
  14. What type of software are use in 3D modeling and 3d design

    What type of software are use in 3D modeling and 3d design. We have investment want to make 3d design our target is USA market. Do you guide me what trend are they have and what of 3D games they are...

    Started by azeemkhan‎, 7th May 2014 01:11 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    7th May 2014 05:07 pm Go to last post
  15. Imported dwg file invisible in rendering in 3ds Max

    I drew some building in Autocad and I wanted to render it in 3ds Max so I imported it and it's fine and visible, but when I click "render" it does not render it as if it's invisible. It only renders...

    Started by Zox‎, 6th May 2014 10:21 am
    • Replies: 5
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    6th May 2014 04:42 pm Go to last post
  16. Collapsing a modifier stack is defaulting to Edit Mesh?

    I'm working for a company - they're using max 2012. When I collapse a stack it becomes an editable mesh. Is there a setting to change it so it collapses to an editable poly by default as this is...

    Started by spittle‎, 11th Apr 2014 09:39 am
    • Replies: 3
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    11th Apr 2014 08:26 pm Go to last post
  17. Shader for filleted edges in 3ds Max?

    Is there a way for 3ds Max to render all objects with an edge as a rounded or filleted edge, instead of applying a modifier to every single edge?

    Started by tzframpton‎, 31st Jan 2014 07:54 pm
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    31st Jan 2014 08:49 pm Go to last post
  18. I'm getting new computer - how is it?

    I just bought a new computer, http://www.ebay.com/itm/271357689446?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649 which I think sounds like a very powerful laptop for these 3d modelling...

    Started by AlienBZ‎, 31st Dec 2013 02:27 am
    • Replies: 8
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    29th Jan 2014 02:55 pm Go to last post
  19. Vray Training - How to truely understand how to optimize your renders

    Some clear, concise Vray training. You could also apply the same concept in mr. Free render optimization tutorial: http://www.cggallery.com/tutorials/vray_optimization/ Advanced shading and...

    Started by spittle‎, 10th Jan 2014 09:25 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    10th Jan 2014 09:25 pm Go to last post
  20. Smile Happy new year to everyone


    Started by ntptorres‎, 2nd Jan 2014 10:44 pm
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  21. Update group instances

    I have a load of groups, they are all instances of one another. Is there a way to update one and have this affect the others? Instance seems to not work in this case. My group also...

    Started by spittle‎, 9th Dec 2013 11:50 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    11th Dec 2013 08:14 am Go to last post
  22. How to smooth an object?

    So I drew some building in autocad and imported it to 3dsmax for rendering but the round objects look edgy, like this So should I broaden the face count? How do I do it? I tried in autocad...

    Started by Zox‎, 5th Dec 2013 10:32 am
    • Replies: 5
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    7th Dec 2013 10:12 am Go to last post
  23. Architecture importing into 3D Max

    Need your help - I've built a model in Architecture 2014 and trying to import into Max 2011. I've saved it back, as the Max version is older, but lose all of my AEC objects. I've downloaded every...

    Started by J D‎, 1st Dec 2013 10:40 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    2nd Dec 2013 09:13 pm Go to last post
  24. 3d max tutorial for Architectural design

    Hi, please i'd like you to help me with a tutorial on how to use 3d max for architectural design. i.e importing AutoCad plans and modelling it in 3d max

    Started by onomsy‎, 13th Nov 2013 10:49 am
    • Replies: 4
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    30th Nov 2013 02:24 am Go to last post
  25. Embarrassed missing graphite modeling tools

    hi friends i am facing some problems with graphite modeling tools. in graphite modeling tools their is another tools ie. free form tools but in that ploydraw and paint deform tools are not their. i...

    Started by kayaan‎, 16th Nov 2013 05:59 pm
    graphite tools, paint deform tools
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,351
    19th Nov 2013 02:25 am Go to last post

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