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Copitor allow you to quick copy/paste selected objects to another Max scene or in another Max if you have 2 3dsMax open. I also like to use it like as a "quick backup" for try something, and to be sure to loose nothing :)

Installation: Drop The file in max viewport and go to Customize ==> Customize User Interface ==> Category: zOffTy Tools ==> Copitor

How to use Copitor

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What's new:

04/10/2017 v3
-Added Option button for toggle merge material from Copitor
-Fixed some issues when running copitor for the first time

04/08/2017 v2.5
-Slot6 ONLY can have a special folder to use it on lan network with NAS

03/07/2017 v2.3
-tested on Max 2018, all seem to be ok

08/05/2017 v2.2
-fix the undo state hidding grid and wire no more!
-thumbnail ratio change
-add 1 more slot

28/11/2016 v2.1
-Position of Copitor is now saved. If you want reset the position of copitor, go in your autoback folder, and open "copytor.ini" then delete 2 lines of [DialogPosition]
-Fix Thumbnails size
-Fix the undo state always hidding grid and wire

05/05/2016 v2
-Better ui for 3dsmax 2014 and newer
-add 5e slots
-Fix some crash

07/03/2011 v1.61
-Added on Scriptspot
-Fix some crash

16/11/2010 v1.5
-Add a 4e slot

02/11/2010 v1.4
-Fix some crash

30/10/2010 v1.3
-Fix some crash

29/10/2010 v1.0 !
-Launch !

Version Requirement: 
Max 8 to 2018 !


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n0name's picture


Это самый часто используемый мной скрипт. Спасибо.

titane357's picture

could be nice to have option

could be nice to have option like in merge tool : rename object or material name,... sometime it is a bit dangerous to paste in a file.

Naxos's picture

Must-have tool...

Many thanks for this one !!

zOffTy's picture

hi @obaida @amisima, Thanks


@obaida @amisima, Thanks ;)

@kyle108: weird..What is your Max version?

kyle108's picture

seems like after using

seems like after using copitor once, if i close and reopen the menu it appears blank with no buttons. is anybody else having this issue?

obaida's picture

Thank you

Thank you very much "zOffTy" its important script . and thank you again for making it open source , so for that I modified it to add clean button (By holding SHIFT and pressing on image button) it will reset (paste button) and (delete the photo and max file) .

amisima's picture

Great :)

Thank you for this! And another thank you for the source :) I've added "saveAsVersion:2011" at the end of "saveNodes" and now i can move stuff between 2011 and 2012 seamless :) Maybe it's a good idea to build those in :) Best regards

zOffTy's picture

Thanks all :)

@omid3098, weird :/ Have you deleted all files in your #autoback folder?

@Barbiturat, mmmh I've not planned to add a clear button

@titane357, you can keep the grid if you want, just edit the script and comment these lines:
--viewport.setGridVisibility 1 off -- Cache la grille, cest moche!

omid3098's picture

Unknown system exeption

it seems there is something wrong here:
just copied a model from my scene and pasted into another clear scene.
it was working, but today I can not make it work any way.
I guess it may be related to scene units, because first time this happened was this difference. or maybe I'm wrong :-??
here is what listener says:

"I'm a virgin button !"
"I'm a virgin button !"
"I'm a virgin button !"
-- Error occurred in Pasteselected1.pressed(); filename: C:\Users\Consul1\AppData\Local\Autodesk\3dsMax\2011 - 64bit\enu\UI\usermacros\zOffTy Tools-Copitor.mcr; position: 3321; line: 64
-- Frame:
>> MAXScript Rollout Handler Exception: -- Unknown system exception <<

Barbiturat's picture

Thanks! Very useful

Thanks! Very useful script!
Can you make "clear" button for Copy/Paste slots?

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