Tagged 'surface'

Honeycomb

93 votes

Honeycomb is a free scripted geometry plug-in (for 3ds Max 9 SP1 and higher)
that build procedural hexagonal tiles surface sorted in 4 shape types.

Attach_to_face

4 votes

 Attach a Point Helper to Surface
of an Editable Mesh

 

Vertex Normals Stitcher

8 votes

This script averages vertex normals at the borders (Open Edges).

It allows you to smooth a surfaces after separating vertexs / edges / faces.
(example: after detaching faces or splitting edges).
It still keeping a hard Edges if the object have multiple Smoothing Group ID

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New UI :

CANDO

7 votes

Cando-brick-3dmax-cgpack-random
CANDO is a software for create random tiles. It is able to output tiles in three dimensions or as textures. This program can be used to create bricks, mosaics, tiles, parquet and ... .
General features of the software are as follows:

PolyNurbs 1.0 - Released

20 votes

PolyNurbs is a tool to convert nurbs objects to quad poly.

Polynurbs

A lot of us want to use nurbs or spline to make our quad meshes. I have tried a lot of solutions, scripts, surface modifier, turn to poly and detriangulate... but no one works as we want.

With PolyNurbs you can:

Poly2Surf

22 votes

Conform selected objects to other objects's surface. The scripts works only with Collapsed Editable Poly objects from the selection. Other objects in selection are left intact.
Known issues
Sometimes when operating with surface objects with too many vertices some vertex may not be placed over the surface.
This tool is still in development phase so any feedback is quite welcome.

Simple process preview is available here:

VRay Ocean Set

0 votes

Hello guys...I made a Ocean plugin for ChaosGroup V-Ray. Its a BETA plugin. Here are the two screenshots.

Ocean_With GI

Move To Surface

23 votes

The following will let the user move objects along their Z axis to fit a specified surface. Such a script can be used to automatically plant trees, poles etc. on the ground.

This script is straight out of the 3ds Max MAXScript reference file. Its part of the MAXScript 'How To' lessons that teaches how to use MAXScript with practical problems. Load your MAXScript reference (the one that ships with 3ds Max) and do a search for 'align surface' and it'll be the first result.

I did not write this script I merely copied the code here as aligning to a surface is a very common request. Make sure to read the other 'How To' tutorials in the 3ds Max MAXScript reference - they're all really good!

Surface Toolkit

6 votes

Allows the trimming/branching of spline objects - and global transformation. Use this tool to add extra details to a Surface Tools object.

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