Download e-book for kindle: 3ds Max MAXScript Essentials by Autodesk

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ISBN-10: 0240809327

ISBN-13: 9780240809328

Write your personal MAXScript services and utilities to automate repetitive initiatives and create customized instruments and UI components. starting with an advent to crucial programming options, you examine the MAXScript fundamentals that come with cloning items, MAX instructions, toolbar entry, opting for scene nodes, settling on issues, and utilizing the mousetrack command and painter interface. Real-world educational examples are supplied during the ebook to illustrate how you can use the MAXScript thoughts on your personal construction atmosphere.

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00000 0, 0. height = 10 40 4. height = 40 rnessagebox "Done" Even though there is no else clause, the Listener knows you are finished, and the message box is displayed. 41 • MAXScript Basics Note: If you are executing scripts from a script editor window using Evaluate All, then this If-Then-Else procedure does not apply since the whole script will simply execute. List of Operators There are other operators you can use besides == and! =. Here is a complete list. _------------ Loop Structures A loop is a repetitive, or iterative, operation.

If you try to add a number and a string with the plus sign (+ ), MAXScript will generate an error. Before you can append a number to a string, you must convert the number value to a string data type. You accomplish this by using the as stringcommand. Suppose you want to make the following string: stringl 60 = "Your customer number is 345" Creating and Running Scripts III If you have the customer number as an integer, you can construct this string in this manner: custNum = 345 -- custNum is an integer custString = custNum as string -- makes a string from custNum stringl = "Your customer code is " + custString You can also use as integer and as float to convert a string to an integer or float number, respectively.

Consider the RGB values needed to make red and yellow: Red: [255,0,0] Yellow: [255,255,0] The second component, the green value, will have to go from °to 255 gradually over the course of the loop. 63 • MAXScript Basics Suppose there are five objects in the scene. You could make the green component to progress as follows: Object 1: 1/5 * 255 = 51 Object 2: 2/5 * 255 = 102 Object 3: 3/5 * 255 = 153 Object 4: 4/5 * 255 = 204 Object 5: 5/5 * 255 = 255 However, the green component would be 51 for the first object.

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