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is this possible?
show user profile  digital3ds
I've lofted a circle along this curved spline, and I want the geometry (face rings) to all have the same dimensions (on the yellow curve). can this be done automatically?

- Mike Sawicki

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10/5/2011 6:50:32 AM (last edit: 10/5/2011 7:00:18 AM)
show user profile  digital3ds
i know its a simple button click in maya... anyone know of a way to do it in max?
- Mike Sawicki

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10/5/2011 6:03:18 PM (last edit: 10/5/2011 6:03:18 PM)
show user profile  Dr. Jim
I simply dont understand your question. Sorry.

I will point out though that the lack of 'smoothness' is due to too few path steps/shape steps.

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10/5/2011 6:19:52 PM (last edit: 10/5/2011 6:19:52 PM)
show user profile  Coxy
I am assuming you use a profile then lofted it along a line path?

Why not just use a renderable spline instead and then normalize it's segments? I am assuming that is what you mean.
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10/5/2011 6:32:46 PM (last edit: 10/5/2011 6:32:46 PM)
show user profile  BishBashRoss
I don't really understand the question either but try a normalize spline modifier on the spline.

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10/5/2011 6:32:57 PM (last edit: 10/5/2011 6:32:57 PM)
show user profile  soontekk
he wants equal distances between the path steps Jimbo, even i got that :]

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10/5/2011 6:34:03 PM (last edit: 10/5/2011 6:34:03 PM)
show user profile  horizon
The interpolation can be changed in the loft settings, but how it's distributed will depend on how the vertices on the spline are distributed.

On the side note, you don't need to loft a circle for that. Simply create your spline and check both viewport and render checkboxes in the rendering rollout

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10/5/2011 6:34:14 PM (last edit: 10/5/2011 6:34:14 PM)
show user profile  BishBashRoss
Good point Horizon! Still probably want a normalize spline modifier and uncheck optimize in the spline rollout.

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10/5/2011 6:37:22 PM (last edit: 10/5/2011 6:37:22 PM)
show user profile  digital3ds
that normalize spline mod got me the closest resault, thanks much
- Mike Sawicki

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10/5/2011 7:16:11 PM (last edit: 10/5/2011 7:16:11 PM)
show user profile  BishBashRoss
Read it and weep bitches!

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10/5/2011 7:19:57 PM (last edit: 10/5/2011 7:19:57 PM)
show user profile  Coxy
*coughs at BishBashRoss and points up* :P
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10/5/2011 8:50:02 PM (last edit: 10/5/2011 8:50:02 PM)
show user profile  Garp
If you don't need it to be exact, you can divide the edges and eyeball the lengths. Then set all the verts to corner and make the spline renderable.

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10/6/2011 2:19:34 AM (last edit: 10/6/2011 2:19:34 AM)
show user profile  9krausec
speaking of simple button click and maya...

is there a way to rotate edges/quads in max? easier than cutting and deleting them?

- Portfolio-

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10/6/2011 2:53:57 AM (last edit: 10/6/2011 2:53:57 AM)
show user profile  horizon
You mean turn edges? It's in edit poly rollout

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10/6/2011 3:43:38 AM (last edit: 10/6/2011 3:43:38 AM)
show user profile  BishBashRoss
Damn you Coxy!!! I shall have my revenge!

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10/6/2011 2:57:56 PM (last edit: 10/6/2011 2:57:56 PM)
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