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Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2012 Essentials: AUTODESK OFFICIAL TRAINING GUIDE by Dariush Derakhshani, Randi L. Derakhshani

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The Workspace

This section presents a brief rundown of what you need to know about the UI and how to navigate in 3ds Max’s 3D workspace.

User Interface Elements

Figure 1-1 shows the 3ds Max UI. At the very top left of the application window is a large button ( i0101.tif ) called Application; clicking it opens the Application menu, which provides access to many file operations. Also running along the top is the Quick Access toolbar, which provides access to common commands, and the InfoCenter, which offers support for various Autodesk applications. Some of the most important commands in the Quick Access toolbar are file management commands such as Save File ...

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