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Faces divided into triangles
show user profile  roccodiablo

I'm giving a few pointers to a friend on Max 7. Everytime I create a box or extrude a shape, the faces are divided into triangles. So a face of a box would actually show up as 2 triangles. There must be a setting to turn those off but can't seem to find it.

Any ideas?
Thank you
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1/15/2009 4:53:46 AM (last edit: 1/15/2009 4:53:46 AM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
It's in the display options.

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1/15/2009 4:57:26 AM (last edit: 1/15/2009 4:57:26 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
Or to be more specific...

Customise-->Preferences-->Viewports tab-->Configure Driver-->Untick 'Dispaly all triangles'-->Ok


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1/15/2009 5:00:12 AM (last edit: 1/15/2009 5:00:33 AM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
He he, thanks mate. I don't have max open, and was being lazy :o)

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1/15/2009 5:07:11 AM (last edit: 1/15/2009 5:07:11 AM)
show user profile  roccodiablo
perfect, thank you very much.

another thing. When i select something to rotate, the x,y & z axis is not there. I thought it was a press X thing but that doesn't work. How would I get those back?

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1/15/2009 8:20:11 AM (last edit: 1/15/2009 8:20:11 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
Have you definitely got the rotate tool selected? sounds stupid but it has happened before.

If so try going to the views menu and make sure 'show transform gizmo' is ticked/checked

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1/15/2009 8:43:54 AM (last edit: 1/15/2009 8:43:54 AM)
show user profile  roccodiablo
Thank you. The old views menu eh, so simple. The gizmo's have just always been there on the versions I've used.
That's all for today
Thanks again

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1/15/2009 9:29:43 AM (last edit: 1/15/2009 9:29:43 AM)
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