Polygon Creator

62 votes
Version: 
2.0
Date Updated: 
12/05/2011
Author Name: 
Heavenly Pictures


This script is very useful for car exterior modelling. It allows you to create really smooth polygonal surface using splines or NURBS curves to control the shape of the surface. Also allows you to control the edge loops of the surface. With this script you have to draw only the borders of the surface you want. Watch the video or the help page for more information!

This is a commercial script. Buy it for $30 or download and try the trial version.

Version info:
2.0 (2011. Dec 05.) Script has protected.
1.9 (2011. Nov 19.) New shape tools (randomize shapes color, convert shapes to spline, convert shapes to NURBS curve, fuse endpoints of shapes).
1.8 (2011. Aug 23.) Small changes on interface, available to assign material to surface, new mirror function, available to assign keyboard shortcuts to 4 buttons, remember the dialog's position in undock mode.
1.7 (2011. Aug 16.) 3 and 4 shapes button, available to undock/dock the panel, random surface color, small changes in algorithm.
1.6 (2011. Aug 07.) Bug fixes, new directory structure, new installer, new help file, available to generate UVW coord, available to run the script on max startup, toolbar icon to run the script.
1.5 (2010. Dec 15.) Extra functions added. Now you can add some standard modifiers (UVW map, Turbosmooth, Mirror, ...) or you can pick predefined modifiers from other objects. Also you can set the material Ids.
1.4 (2010. Oct 18.) Bug fixes.
1.3 (2010. Oct 18.) User interface has changed. You can set the distance threshold of the endpoints. Manually update available.
1.2 (2010. Jan 26.) Small bug fixes. The functions are renamed to avoid crashes with other scripts.
1.1 (2010. Jan 13.) Extra functions added: Now you can switch off the follow normals method.
1.0 (2010. Jan 8.) First release

Version Requirement: 
3ds Max 9 SP2 or later
Video URL: 

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titane357's picture

Thanks. Hope you can do this.

Thanks.
Hope you can do this.

Univerpix Studio's picture

Plan to make

Hi! Yes, I plan to make the things you ask. But with maxscript I can't do it. So I stopped developing this script, and I will try to port this script into plugin. If i can do, it will be more better than this.

titane357's picture

hello. do you plan to make

hello.
do you plan to make interactive update : change a curve update the mesh.
do you plan to make some tools for splines like making two nearbour splines continious ?
thanks.

Univerpix Studio's picture

Updates

All updates are free. You can download the latest version from www.heavenlypictures.hu after login. The script can check the latest version, just go to options and check the "check for updates on startup". So you can download and install the latest version without leaving your max.

minddisturb's picture

updates

helloo,

wanna ask you somethin, if i buy your script and there's new update, must i buy the script again or it's free to download the new update?

thank you

best regards

Univerpix Studio's picture

"Wow! This has really shot up

"Wow! This has really shot up in prices. I don't see where the extra added value is as it generally seems the same as when first released"

I extremly underrated this script when I upload the first release, so I fix the price, it is correct now.

shopkeeper's picture

Wow! This has really shot up

Wow! This has really shot up in prices. I don't see where the extra added value is as it generally seems the same as when first released.

Bob's picture

Thanks,...but

Thanks it worked however I'm stuck. I keep getting a message saying "must have same coordinate" I wish you could make a simple tutorial with you explaining the features - I've seen the tutorial on your site - which is good - but it has no speaking voice. Sometimes these scripts can be slightly confusing, well for me anyway.

Univerpix Studio's picture

Installing

The script has an installer file (exe). Just run the installer, and after that open max and run the script. You can do that by clicking on "maxscript" menu from max's main menu, and than clicking on the "run scrip" submenu. Choose the "polygoncreator.mse" file. You can find it on "max root/scripts/polygoncreator" folder. After you have run the script, you can use it from the utility panel. If you don't want to run the script every time, when you start max, just replace the whole polygoncreator directory with it's content to "max root/scripts/startup" folder. In this case the script will run automatically on max startup. Trial version needs to register to my site.

Bob's picture

how do i install

New to this - how do you install? thanks

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