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This 3ds Max blog is a team effort by Nicolas Holst, Lee Montgomery, Vishnu Ramdass and Anil Choudhary.

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The features for the 3ds Max 2014 extension have been announced!
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The features for the 3ds Max 2014 extension have been announced!

Posted 8 August 2013 7:33 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

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Point cloud support, python scripting and stereo camera.

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Selecting objects with a given modifier using MAXScript by adding a user interface
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Selecting objects with a given modifier using MAXScript by adding a user interface

Posted 1 June 2012 8:14 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

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Extending the previous post "Selecting objects that have a UVW Map modifier using MAXScript" by adding a user Interface

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Selecting objects that have a UVW Map modifier using MAXScript
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Selecting objects that have a UVW Map modifier using MAXScript

Posted 25 May 2012 9:13 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

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Quick overview on how to create a MAXScript to select all objects that have UVW Map modifiers

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Setting bitmap file format  options when saving from MAXScript
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Setting bitmap file format options when saving from MAXScript

Posted 22 March 2012 12:00 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

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When you save bitmap files from the UI you get asked to select the file format options, when saving from MAXScript all you can provide is the file name.

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MAXScript: creating 3D histograms - part 2
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MAXScript: creating 3D histograms - part 2

Posted 21 March 2012 12:00 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

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A quick follow up on the first post about creating histograms from MAXScript.

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Submitting dependent Backburner jobs
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Submitting dependent Backburner jobs

Posted 6 March 2012 12:00 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

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When you do split scan line rendering two jobs are created, one to render the strips and a second one to combine the strips in one image. This post is about how to submit your own dependent jobs using cmdjob.exe.

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Some other variations of files that are too large or take up too much memory.
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Some other variations of files that are too large or take up too much memory.

Posted 23 February 2012 12:00 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

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Some files remain very large even after you remove all objects from them, this is a variant to get rid of animation layers. And concludes with a more generic approach.

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MAXScript: creating 3D histograms from a textfile
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MAXScript: creating 3D histograms from a textfile

Posted 21 February 2012 12:00 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

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A picture is worth a thousand words: A first attempt at creating 3D histograms from a text file.

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Finding the name of a dialog from Maxscript
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Finding the name of a dialog from Maxscript

Posted 20 February 2012 12:00 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

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To get the name of a dialog you just look at the window title, this post describes how to do this from MaxScript.

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Closing the Batch Render dialog from MAXScript
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Closing the Batch Render dialog from MAXScript

Posted 16 February 2012 12:00 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

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The command you see in the MAXScript recorder will only open the Batch Render dialog, but won't close it if it's open already.

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