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Getting Started in 3D with 3ds Max by Ted Boardman

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When you start 3ds Max for the first time each day or when you press the Reset command to return the current scene to the default settings, those settings that shipped with 3ds Max are not always ideal for your workflow. In this chapter, you will learn how to make changes to the viewport configuration and numerical unit settings that you would like to have for each new file created in 3ds Max.

In this chapter, you will learn the concepts and process behind setting up a “prototype” file that automatically reconfigures 3ds Max on startup or when you reset the scene. Some of the topics covered in this chapter will be as follows:

  • Unit setup
  • Grid ...

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