Tagged 'Tutorials'

MAXScript Cheat Sheet

This is a fantastic 2 page reference (written by Markus Boos) for those starting out with MAXScript! From the site description: Ever try exploring the power of MAXSCRIPT? If it seems too confusing to attempt, try this 2-page cheat sheet that covers most of the major concepts in one easy to read reference, courtesy of MAXSCRIPT guru Markus Boos

Link: MAX Script Cheat Sheet

3ds Max 2014 Extension Release – Introducing Python!

There's a new Autodesk GetCOREInterface blog that focuses on customization and programming 3ds Max. Kevin Vandecar has written a blog post introducing Python in 3ds Max 2014 Extension.

Get list of all subfolders

-- How to get list of all sub folders in special path --

function GetAllSubDirs_fn MyDirectory =
(
temp = #();
s = 1;
folders = getDirectories (MyDirectory + "/*");
t = folders.count;
while s < t do
(
for i = s to t do (temp = getDirectories (folders[i]+"*");
for j = 1 to temp.count do folders[folders.count+1] = temp[j] );
s = t;
t = folders.count;
)
sort folders
return folders;
)
-- call the function whit a folder path --

GetAllSubDirs_fn("D:")

Bézier curves (Spanish with English commentary)

In these videos, you will learn how to create a Bézier curve in MAXScript and ton know all it´s mathematical details.

XrayCatST 1.5 - How to quickly and easily create a complex rig structure for transformer robot like

XrayCat v1.5 is about to release, we realised a complex rig structure for a transformer like

robot to explain better the power of out tool and how useful it can be to achieve

good results quickly and easily.

info at:
http://www.raylightgames.com/xraycatst/xraycatst.html

Dynamics Setup

This is a technical demonstration of the dynamic system used in our 3D Max based shows.

New Maxscript Tutorial Series - Beginner to Intermediate by Kevin Harper.

Hey Scrip Spot.

I created a tutorial series for Max Script for 3ds max artists that starts at the very begging. I wanted people with no knowledge of programming to be able to write tools for max.

Here it is. Enjoy! http://angryarray.servegame.com/

How to quickly create a Car Rig using XrayCat Survival Toolkit 1.0

We'll demonstrate an easier and intuitive way to associate reactions to the controls of a rig, using only XrayCAT ST instead of Reaction Manager.

Tutorial sections:
- Basic rig structure creation
- States definition using CAT layers and JoyCreator
- Conclusion: animation test of the car rig

Use vertex color as input to Bitmap controller

In this tutorial I used a "Vertex Paint" modifier to paint on the surface and using the colors of the surface in a bitmap controller I modified a parameter of parametric array.
This approach works on 1D array while for 2D array you need to do some extra works to achieve the same effect.

MAXScript tutorials. Procedural Modeling (Spanish)

En estos vídeos, aprenderás a crear un pluging de objeto en 3ds Max, usando la superclase SimpleObject.
Un plugin de objeto define una geometría basada en triángulos, cuya posición, número y orientación, forma un volumen en el espacio 3D. Estos objetos, pueden ser cajas, esferas, o cualquier cosa. En muchos sentidos es similar a las primitivas estándar de 3ds Max, pues el objeto puede variar de tamaño y de número de segmentos.
Estos videos, son parte de las materias de scripting de la Ingeniería en Animación Digital en la Universidad Panamericana en Guadalajara, México.

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