Batch Merge

33 votes
Version: 
1.5
Author Name: 
Colin Senner

Quick script to merge multiple files in a scene quickly.

Changelog from 1.3: Added support for many file formats for merging including

fbx, prj, dwg, dxf, ige, igs, iges, max, 3ds, shp, skp, stl, obj

 

Additional Info: 

Installation:

1. Run script

2. In Max goto "Customize->Customize User Interface...->Toolbars tab->Category: ColinScripts->Batch Merge" and drag "Batch Merge" to a toolbar, click to run.

3. Click "..." to browse for a folder in which the .max files reside

4. Select the files you wish to batch merge and press "Merge"

Version Requirement: 
3dsmax 9+
AttachmentSize
BatchMerge.jpg31.59 KB
batchmerge-v1.5.zip2 KB

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Spline's picture

 Hi again Collin, This

 Hi again Collin,

This scipt is just fine but can be more usefull you can add new button for every path I want to keep in memory.

Is that possible?

 

With practice you become a Master.
When youre the Master, start over and practice again. / Spline

colinsenner's picture

Absolutely Cippall, I'll

Absolutely Cippall, I'll update it later this week for .3ds file support.

cippall's picture

Hi Colin, Can you make this

Hi Colin,

Can you make this script or another to batch import 3ds files from a specific folder?

Cheers,
Cipriano

colinsenner's picture

No problems Lewis! Let me

No problems Lewis! Let me know if it saves you time :)

-Colin

lewchico's picture

Hi Colin, Sorry to trouble

Hi Colin,
Sorry to trouble you,I am new to Max and specifically 2010,so I must have goofed somewhere.Thanks again for your generosity of spirit,
Best wishes,
Lewis.

colinsenner's picture

Lews, I just got a chance to

Lews, I just got a chance to test BatchMerge in max2010, and had no problems using the installation procedure I described above. The script works great in 2010, let me know if there's still any problem or I'll consider this solved.

Have a great week,
Colin

colinsenner's picture

-- see above

-- see above

colinsenner's picture

Hey Lew, I just got my

Hey Lew,
I just got my hands on max2010 and will update this script in the next day or two. check back soon.

make sure also lew you are following the installation instructions. once you run the script goto customize->customize user interface->toolbars. and drop down the "category" to "colinscripts" and drag "batch merge" to a toolbar! let me know.

-Colin

lewchico's picture

Hi Colin...like your

Hi Colin...like your script...I have lots of importing to do in Max 2010...and I seem to be unable to run it...any advice or help would be appreciated.
Cheers,
Lew.

colinsenner's picture

Sounds good, I'll add the

Sounds good, I'll add the quick path for you :)

Regards,
Colin

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