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3ds Max Modeling: Bots, Mechs, and Droids by Jon Weimer

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What ’s Different in 3ds Max 2008?

If I were buying this book, the first thing I would want to know, after how much it costs, is whether or not it is up-to-date with the latest version. The answer is yes. You can use this book to learn modeling using 3ds Max 6 through 2008. What follows is a description of what is new in modeling* in 3ds Max 2008 and how that affects this book. Fortunately, there were only minor changes in the modeling tools between versions 8 and 2008.

Preview of SubObject Selection

This new feature is a switch contained in a new rollout in the Selection panel. This allows you to preview a selection at the subobject level. When SubObject is turned on, the preview selection highlights whatever subobject the cursor is over. This ...

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