Tagged 'architecture'

Sanitize Object Names

2 votes

Removes special characters from object names which can cause issues with network rendering. These often appear when bringing in a model from Revit.

- Inch and feet characters (" and ') are replaced with in and ft.
- Both 's and s' are replaced with s.
- Most other common special characters are currently replaced with underscores.

Strip Paths from Bitmaps

3 votes

Removes current paths from all bitmaps in the scene. Primarily for getting rid of irrelevant paths on files recieved from users on other systems.

This functions in a similar way to stripping paths manually in asset tracking, but when doing that I've found that it can lag a lot and sometimes fail to strip some of the paths until you do it multiple times.

Bad paths can cause lag when Max tries to search for the missing textures, especially when they're pointing to a nonexistent network location.

Architecture to Standard Material Converter

4 votes

This macroscript converts Architectural materials to Standard materials for use with VR exporters that require this setup.

Autodesk_Map to Bitmaptexture

2 votes

This script looks for Autodesk_Map textures in all scene materials and replaces them with standard bitmaps instead. Now that this script is finally general purpose, I'll be rolling a copy of it into the my Autodesk to Standard Material Converter script. The stand-alone version of the script will remain here as usual.

Autodesk_Map textures are generally found in Max files with data imported from Revit.

Fast Housing

6 votes

Fast Housing generates an architectural structure through a custom procedural mesh object, you can change parameters and watch the results in real time. It's an easy and intuitive way to create a house at a simple level, its versatility allows you to create your own style, usefull for the creation of urban backgrounds.

This script creates a FA_House primitive object which works as any 3ds Max object: any deformer can be applied, renderable, can be converted to mesh etc ...

ColorsForCGArtists

0 votes

SteamRoller

11 votes

Steamroller unwraps every objects in a selection using Max's built-in flatten function based on the specified parameters. Steamroller is mainly intended as a quick and dirty method of quickly unwrapping lightmap UVs on large sets of objects, similar to the automatic unwrap in Render to Texture.

StrTools

12 votes

Quick tools in one place. Dockbar!

Sergo's script pack

70 votes

SCRIPTS IN PACK:

RotateClockWise,
RotateCounterClockWise,
RotateAround
- three scripts for easy, one-click rotating objects on 90, -90 and 180 degree around active axis and in current coordinate system. Scripts also rotate UVW Mapping gizmo and Slice sub-object.
- to rotate a copy of the object - press shift+script button on the toolbar

3PointScale - script for scaling separate objects by specifing 3 points. Like AutoCAD's 'scale by reference' command. Uniform scaling supported.

Fast Architecture

9 votes

 

Fast Architecture generates an architectural structure through a custom procedural mesh object, you can change parameters and watch the results in real time. It's an easy and intuitive way to create a building at a simple level, its versatility allows you to create your own style, usefull for the creation of urban backgrounds.

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