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rotate along spline??
show user profile  yossioren113
Hey guy im sure there is away like in rhinoceros ...
to rotate along spline in 3ds max any suggestion?
i want to rotate for example sidewalk i made on Diagonal that doesn't have specify degree..
something like rotate align 2 point of spline \ poly what ever
there is any way? script?

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2/17/2015 3:44:33 PM (last edit: 2/17/2015 3:44:33 PM)
show user profile  herfst1
1. Make a spline at the angle you want and position it correctly. Take note of the degrees.
2. Set it's pivot to one of the end points.
3. Place your object in the correct position.
4. Align it's pivot to the spline.
5. Type in the degrees you noted earlier.
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2/17/2015 4:48:35 PM (last edit: 2/17/2015 4:48:35 PM)
show user profile  herfst1
Actually, my directions are a bit back to front. But that doesn't matter, it seems a bit funny aligning to spline.

Maybe you mean path deform?

If you need an object pasted flat on a surface you can use normal align (press f1, it'll show you the icon and give you directions).
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2/17/2015 4:54:20 PM (last edit: 2/17/2015 4:54:20 PM)
show user profile  yossioren113
it doesn't matter to me if it will be on curve or an object but i just want to rotate and align to something ...

this how the rotate easy on rhinoceros

Original Video - More videos at TinyPic
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2/17/2015 10:56:55 PM (last edit: 2/17/2015 10:58:39 PM)
show user profile  yossioren113
any way to rotate like this in 3ds max?
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2/19/2015 8:26:28 PM (last edit: 2/19/2015 8:26:28 PM)
show user profile  Toen
You could use the Normal Align tool to make the irregular object flush to the box according to the side you align with and then make the corners of each object flush by using the snap tool with snapping set to 'vertex' and snapping the irregular object's corner to the box object's corner.
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2/21/2015 11:59:37 AM (last edit: 2/21/2015 12:12:27 PM)
show user profile  FX
Check out Miauu's scriptpacks .....he has a ton of transform/rotate/snap/align methods, unlike ADick, Miauu recognizes the need to optimize and improve workflow with the artist's needs foremost in the development, you can communicate directly with him and openly discuss the tools ...oh and he doesn't have his nose plugged into a shareholders ass :)

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2/21/2015 1:29:24 PM (last edit: 2/21/2015 1:29:55 PM)
show user profile  yossioren113
thank guys...
FX Align Pivot to Direction script
is perfect thank alot
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2/22/2015 9:27:42 AM (last edit: 2/22/2015 9:27:42 AM)
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