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Stretching Maze Paths Without Stretching Textures
show user profile  jde81
Hi Folks,

I'm a bit new to 3DS and can't figure out a quick way to do this. I created a maze by first drawing a bunch of parallel lines on the ground plane for the paths, connecting and cleaning them up them up with the trim/extend modifier, and then extruding them.

What I need to do, is create a version of the same maze but with a bunch of the paths stretched to be longer. The catch is that I need to stretch them without changing the way that the textures are mapped onto the walls (i.e. I want to stretch the walls but not stretch the texture -- the texture elements/mapping should have the same dimensions). Does anyone know of an easy way to do that?

Thanks!
Jon
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1/17/2012 7:39:33 PM (last edit: 1/17/2012 7:39:33 PM)
show user profile  Garp
You can try the MapScaler modifier.




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1/17/2012 7:56:45 PM (last edit: 1/17/2012 7:56:45 PM)
show user profile  jde81
Thanks, can you be a little more specific? What do I apply it to exactly?
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1/17/2012 8:11:31 PM (last edit: 1/17/2012 8:11:31 PM)
show user profile  Garp
Have a look at the reference. It explains what the modifier does and how it works.




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1/17/2012 8:26:16 PM (last edit: 1/17/2012 8:26:16 PM)
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