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Submitted by Michael Comet on Fri, 2006-10-20 20:45
This script will bring up the material editor - with ALL selected objects material placed in it for you. Just select your objects - and run. The material defaults to gray defaults first. If no objects are selected then the material editor is reset to defaults.
Takes any max file in a specified directory (or recursively through a directory tree) and adds all scene materials to a matlib you specify. If the matlib does not exist - it will create it - otherwise - it'll add to the one that's already there.
Lets you create several different kinds of atmospheric passes. For example - you can saves an image sequence that represents the current environment ranges in the scene by changing all objects in the scene to a matte material and rendering the scene with white fog. Good for doing postprocess fog and postprocess depth of field.