Max Defaults

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Objects and modifiers defaults

  - New version - save defaults / presets and automatically load them on create object or add modifier
  - up to 8 defaults / presets - just Ctrl, Alt, Shift combination
  - Now also without Ctrl, Alt, Shift

This script saves and loads not accessible Max Defaults. It automaticaly starts with your 3ds Max and works in background.

It saves selected values of modifiers as your defaults / presets and load them while adding new modifier

It can copy / paste modifier properties to other max instance !

You can save up to 8 different presets for each type of Object or Modifier.
To load/save more defaults just hold Ctrl, Alt, Shift combination on save or create

How to do:

To save your defaults:
  - Open Max Defaults - Save script,
  - Select modifier or object
  - Select properties to save (or press button All)
  - to save more presets - hold Ctrl, Alt or Shift combination
  - Press Save button

To load defaults:
  - for more defaults - hold Ctrl, Alt or Shift buttons while adding new modifier or object.

No need to restart max, whatever you save can be used in next modifier. Also in other max instance ! So it can be used to copy paste modifier settings too :)

 - load and save defaults also without holding any button - as 'permament' defaults
 - fixed save larger amout of properties (all VrayCamera settings etc)
 - saves most of properties of modifiers and objects
 - Ctrl, Alt, Shift combinations
 - small help button (top right corner)

This is only beta / testing version:

Let me know what you think.  Any sugestions for next verison ?




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pixamoon's picture

ah, true

Thanks for reporting !
I changed few thing yesterday and did only tests on copy paste :(

Just fixing it now :)

levi26's picture

Unknown Property "checked" in undefined


I'm having and error pop up when i try and save as default for a modifiers, eg : sweep CurrentBuiltInShape.

I can copy and paste from one modifier to another but i cannot seem to get the defaults to save. Once this error pops up the script doesn't copy or paste either.

Is there a step I'm missing?

Step 1: select modifier and chose properties to save.
Step 3: press keyboard combination and click save as default.
Error : Unknown Property "checked" in undefined

Thanks would find you script very useful, I have been looking for this type of script for a while.


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pixamoon's picture

Thanks :)

Thanks :)
New version ready to download - with copy/paste and more...

Michele71's picture

Thanks for sharing! +1

Thanks for sharing! +1

pixamoon's picture

Thanks :)

More options coming soon... copy / paste selected values, default presets depends of buttons configuration (Ctrl+Alt+Shift)

NicolasC's picture

Nice one !

Clever idea, thanks for sharing :)


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