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Overly Dark Render Problem in 3DS Max 2009

Posted on Nov 21, 2008 | Last Updated Sep 4, 2012

Fix to dark render problem in 3ds Max 2009 where render looks fine in preview render window but not the final output file.

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3d, 3ds max, 3d studio, 2009, render, dark, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Strauss Shader bug in Render To Texture

Posted on Jun 7, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

You cannot use a material using the Strauss Shader when trying to output to the diffuse map with Render To Texture in 3DS Max 2010.

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3ds max 2010, strauss, render to texture, bake

Max 2010 Particle Flow Presets

Posted on Mar 6, 2010 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

When you install 3D Studio Max 2010, it does not automatically install any Particle Flow Presets. They are available in the Samples DVD that ships with Max. Here is how to install them.

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3ds max, particle flow, presets, studio

2013 in Review

Posted on Feb 26, 2014 | Last Updated Feb 26, 2014

Newsletter about 2013, including various losses in our family and other news.

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2013, loss, death, dad, dog, opportunities

August 27, 2010 Newsletter

Posted on Aug 26, 2010 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011
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August 27, 2010 Newsletter with a review of Convexity, a game level builder plug-in for 3D Studio Max.

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BF2142 Black Screen Fix

Posted on Nov 2, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

After updating your nVidia graphics driver to Forceware 178.24 you may have experienced black screen problems in the game Battlefield 2142. Here is the fix.

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nvidia, sli, graphics driver, bf2142, battlefield 2142, black screen, fix, video, card

Right-Click Problem in 3DS Max when using Camtasia

Posted on Jul 3, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

Here is a solution for the right-click quad menu flickering and disappearing in 3D Studio Max when recording with Camtasia.

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3ds, camtasia, right-click, menu, flicker

MP4 files in Flex VideoDisplay

Posted on Jan 8, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

Here is a solution to your problem if you are building an application in Flex 3 that uses the VideoDisplay component and the results fail to work in Internet Explorer and Chrome but mysteriously work in Firefox.

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flex 3, VideoDisplay, black, bug, error, problem, fix

Viewport Canvas

Posted on Apr 20, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

A video tutorial on using the Viewport Canvas tool in 3D Studio Max 2010. The video demonstrates painting directly onto geometry as well as using 3rd party paint applications such as Photoshop and Corel PHOTO-PAINT.

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Viewport canvas, 3ds max, painting, texture, texturing, 3d paint

SMD Collision Mesh Tool

Posted on May 12, 2009 | Last Updated May 1, 2013

Download the SMD Collision Mesh Prep Tool for 3D Studio Max and learn how to use it.

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smd, collisionmodel, collision mesh, texture, smoothing group, valve, 3ds, 3d studio max, maxscript, macroscript, plugin, hull, tool
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