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Navigation Techniques

Gaining the skill to navigate efficiently around a scene and around objects and parts of objects (sub-objects) efficiently and with ease is of paramount importance to good modelling. Most new users of MAX / VIZ need to get over this first hurdle before feeling comfortable in the 3D environment. Fear not, MAX / VIZ has a host of tools for the purpose. This tutorial descibes the most useful navigation techniques.

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Site Layout Exercise 2

This exercise is designed to progress your skills in 2D drafting and to test your understanding of layouts and printing to scale from paper space.

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Modifying Objects

Modification of objects is at the heart of 3D modelling. Once geometry has been created using the most appropriate method then the modeller will start the modification process. This comprehensive tutorial shows you how.

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AutoCAD 2010: Basic 3D Editing with Grips & Gizmos

This tutorial follows on from the 3D Primitives tutorial and describes how 3D solid objects can be edited using grips and gizmos. Running time: 11min 53sec

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Scaling Images

How to scale images in AutoCAD.

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Using Images

A simple exercise to help you understand how images work in AutoCAD.

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The Interface

This tutorial gives a brief explanation of the MAX interface items commonly used and introduces you to the important areas of the interface.

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AutoCAD 2010: The 3D Primitives

This tutorial follows on from the Getting ready for 3D tutorial and describes how each of the 3D primitives work. Running time: 15min 10sec

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Learning Autodesk AutoCAD 2013

In these 18 videos, Brian Benton introduces you to Autodesk AutoCAD 2013. Beginners will learn from scratch and experienced users will learn all the new features.

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Landscape Materials

Efficient landscape modelling demands the ability to create realistic looking surfaces, edges and objects quickly and precisely. This tutorial discusses the issues.

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All About Shadows

All About Shadows | AutoCAD

This tutorial considers the various options for creating shadows when rendering 3D models.

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