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3ds max Autogrid is not working

I am trying to create one box, keeping AUTOGRID on. But The box is slanted, not parallel with the surface. I dnt understand what mistakes am making. Please help. Thank you.
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Why is half of my UV mesh off of the grid, and how do I fix it? [3DS Max/Blender]

I've got two models, each with their own texture, that I'm trying to combine into one model with one texture so I can mod it into a game. I've tried following tutorials on how to bake textures into ...
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Why does the 3DS Max symmetry modifier affect the length of my object?

I am having an issue with the 3DS Max symmetry modifier, where it is truncating part of my geometry. I am trying to use the it to mirror a corner, but when the modifier is turned on, the length of ...
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3ds max : Model Optimisation

Is it possible in 3ds max to decimate a mesh while keeping it as close to the original as possible down to a 1mm difference? Is it possible to measure this distance? Cheers
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How to animate the triangles within a hexagon in 3d Max?

Basically I have created this structure and what I would like to do now is to animate the triangles within each hexagon so that they will open up like this. If anyone has any idea on how I could do ...
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Max file view or convert

I am an illustrator and I have a MAX file that I would like to view since I need it as a reference. Is there any software or anything that I could use to open it? I don't want to buy 3ds max just for ...
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VRay, FumeFX, and GI

So, I'm working on a model in 3DS Max that more or less has a physically-accurate glass lamp with a flame sticking out the top. The glass texture is a VRayMtl, and the problem is that in the FumeFX ...
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How do I remove light from materials in 3DS Max?

Why are all my materials with light? How to make it dark?
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Problem in Painting with selected Objects 3DS Max 2014

Even if I pick objects like two different kind of trees, when I am ready to paint them on the landscape it does not paint them, instead it paints the landscape as long as I press the brush. I tried ...
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3ds Max units problem when importing STL file from SolidWorks

I'm trying to import a SolidWorks file (saved as .STL) to 3ds Max. The shape, vertices etc. are importing correctly. But I cannot figure out how to set the units. I made a simple 100mm x 100mx ...
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Create 3D object from 2 perpendicular cross sections in 3ds max

A few decades ago I used one simple but very productive modelling feature in 3D Studio 4 for MS DOS (before it became 3ds Max). Namely, by assigning two mutually perpendicular 2D shapes in e.g. xy and ...
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How to clean up photo scans 3d model meshes in 3Ds Max in batch (Bulk Cleaning 100s of models)?

I am creating 3d models using photos. Now I want to clean the meshes in 100s of models. Like I have to clean the wall tile scanned model mesh, removing the unwanted part. I want to know is there any ...
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How to cap this model in 3ds max?

The above model was originally a closed surface, but I removed its upper face. The red lines selected are its boundary. They are in the same plane. Now I want to cap this hole. When I select its ...
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How to Flip the Edges in 3ds max?

is there any way how can I do this operation in 3ds max?
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Insert vertices at edges intersections in 3DS Max

What is the fast and precise way to insert vertices at edges intersections? Considering I have geometry like on the image: I want to achieve result like this (new vertices marked with red dots):
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Salt-and-pepper noise in V-Ray

I need to create renderings without anti-aliasing (i need to sample exactly and only pixel centers). For this reason, I deactivate the "Max subdivs" property of the Bucket image sampler and set Min ...
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Importing Blender to 3DS Max

I'm trying to import a character I made to 3DS Max but each time I do the angle comes out really weird. How do I orient my object in Blender so it imports upright in 3DSM?
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3DS Max Making 45Deg Miters

I'm making a molding for a wall. I have a completely vertical piece and a completely horizontal piece. At the top cap of the vertical piece I want to make a 45 deg miter to join with the horizontal ...
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3ds Max Strap / bandage animation problem

Below is the image of what I am trying to achieve. My client wants me to create animations of character applying multiple straps or bandage in various ways. I've tried Normal rigging / spline IK / ...
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How can I reapply a texture to the new modified mesh after using the bevel modifier in 3DS Max?

See the screenshot attached. The rainbow texture was applied to a very thin half-circle as you can see. After bevelling, I was able to make the semi-circle wider as intended but the texture "has not ...
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3ds max path deform modifier won't align correctly

When I try to use the "PathDeform(WSM)" modifier sometimes it works fine but other times it won't align correctly when I use the "move to path" button and just snaps to some other place. I have tried ...
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How can I render a ground shadow as semi-transparent in the final output PNG?

I am rendering a 3D model into a transparent PNG so that there is no background in the final render. All it contains is the fairly well detailed 3D model. Now I want to include a shadow below the ...
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Selecting Bottom of Modifier Stack in 3DS Max on Object Selection

I'd like to be able to select an object and have the bottom modifier (e.g. Editable Poly) selected. The top of the stack gets selected, usually. In the image below, 'Turbosmooth' gets selected when I ...
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How to choose right graphics card for 3ds Max?

I want to configure a PC which should be used mainly for working with AutoCAD and Autodesk 3ds Max 2013/2014. I'm searching for the best value for the price graphics card. On the internet all forums ...
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How to scale/rotate vertexes/edges/faces around a point in 3DS Max?

When using Blender, you have a "3d cursor", that you can put it on a location and then make an operation like scale and rotate around that point. Can I do the same in 3DS Max? When that point is ...
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Element that is below appears as if it is above other elements

I am following a tutorial set out by one of my tutors for a design course and as he is modeling the hair of his 3D model, the hair seems to go under, as it should be expected to. Mine turns out like ...
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How to export 3DS Max file to .obj with multiple objects?

I have a 3DS Max model of an inhaler which is made up of two parts, the actuator and the cap. When I export the file as a .obj file the cap and the actuator are classed as 1 part. How do I export ...
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remove a Black shade in objects in 3ds max

remove a Black shade in objects in 3ds max
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