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3ds max layout is broken and texts are cut-off?

I installed 3ds max 2020.3.2x64 on Windows 10 and the texts on the side are cut-off. I assume it might be a windows bug? any idea how to fix this? I have tried installing different versions and ...
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3D Model .fbx to .gftl conversion

I am unable to convert my 3D object file, created on 3d max, into gftl format? Actually, while trying to convert, the material of the .fbx or .obj files is not reflected in the .gftl format?
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Content Creation software (PS, 3ds Max) recognizes dedicated GPU but is not utilizing it?

I've recently bought the MSI GS40 6QE (16 GB RAM, i7-6700HQ, Intel(R) HD Graphics 530, NVIDIA Geforce GTX 970M, Win 7 Pro) and facing several problems with Photoshop and 3ds Max. Photoshop is ...
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Do 3Ds Max and other 3D programs use the dedicated graphic card by default, if not specified?

I have the following graphic cards installed on my laptop: Intel (R) HD Graphics 4000 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M 2,0 GB GDDR5 dedicated I installed a 3D modelling software (3Ds Max); on the preference ...
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3Ds Max Viewport and Render Issue

I rendered the image in Vray but the Render image differs the shown area of viewport. i.e. The size of image does not look the same image size that in Viewport. Here is the image. please see the ...
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Install 3dmax on ubuntu 12.04

I have to install 3d max on ubuntu 12.04 cloud, I want to use this for rendering purpose. Need suggestion is it possible to install complete 3d max on linux with VRay plugin.
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How to change .max file associations?

I installed two 3DsMax in windows 8.1 First I installed 3DsMax 2014 after that 3DsMax 2009 Now .max file will be open with 3DsMax 2009 and I want change it to open with 3DsMax 2014 I changed Open ...
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3DS Max - How to install plugins with the .dlm extension?

Hello GraphicsDesign community! This will be my first question here and it's probably a noob question, but... How do I install 3DS Max (2015) plugins with the .dlm extension? Most of the guides for ...
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Can the ASUS Nexus 7 be used as an input device for 3ds Max?

I just got a Nexus 7. Since I'm currently learning 3ds Max, I was wondering, can I use this tablet as an input device for 3ds Max? I would like to be able to use it with a pen to draw and animate my ...
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3ds Max Rendering

Hey I render 36 frames from different angles to PNG files on 3Ds Max 2013 but now I want to hide a model and make it so all the parts its blocking to also become transparent. If you don't understand ...
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How to measure the render time of 3ds max?

How do I measure the render time of 3ds max? I would like a solution that doesn't involve me sitting glued to the computer during the render time! It also has to be sort of accurate. My specific ...
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Why are some tasks (even simple ones like web browsing) really slow and sluggish when I am running a 3DS Max render?

Not only does 3DS Max take very long to render the image, it's making even simple tasks like browsing extremely sluggish while it renders... Why does this happen, and is there any way to make my ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - what role for Backburner Manager?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 which I use as Remote Desktop Host. users log onto it and work on it. Now, additionally to that, I'd also like to run a simple server application on it which is ...
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Is there any free way to convert 3DS Max (*.max) to *.3ds or *.obj? [closed]

I found many nice free 3D objects on the web - for example on 3DXtras.com. However, some of them are only in *.max format. Is there any free way to convert at least the basic structure to some more ...
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Is it possible to use backburner on the student edition of 3ds max?

I've got a couple of good quad core machines, am using the student edition of 3ds max, and I'd like to be able to farm the rendering out to both machines, if possible. Anyone know if the student ...
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Making the architecture library of models in 3ds max

I am learning 3ds max with respect to architecture building design. Its my first week of course. I just wanted to is it possible that i can collect various small models of furnitures , utensils , ...
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What are the minimum system requirements for animation and rendering in 3DS Max?

I am learning 3DS Max and I think I need to do lot of animation and rendering. I wanted to know how much (minimum) RAM and what CPU I need.
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How come transparency in textures appears as white in 3ds Max?

I have downloaded a free tree palm model that came with textures and a preview image. In the preview image the tree looks fine, but when I have deployed the textures to my scene, the leaves look green ...
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Simple Computer Aided Design [closed]

I need to create a design mockup something very similar to this: However, I don't have weeks to learn AutoCAD or 3dsmax or Sketchup (time consuming). Is there any easier solution? I've heard that ...
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Is it possible to create SolidWorks files from Autodesk 3Ds Max?

Is it possible to create SolidWorks files (i.e. *.stl, *.sldasm, *.sldprt, *.stp) from Autodesk 3Ds Max?
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What limitations does the trial version of 3DS Max have [closed]

Does anyone know what limitations the 30-day trial version of 3D Studio Max has? Is it just that it expires after 30 days, or are there additional limitations during the 30 days such as a watermark ...
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Programs that import 3ds max files

What programs (other than 3ds max itself) can import and render a 3ds max file? I'd prefer a program that is free or open source if it exists.
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3ds max "flatten"/group move vertices

How can I move selection of vertices to a specific point/line. I have a diagonal line of vertices, however I'd like to make them flat ( parallel to the x axis) if I select the group of vertices and ...
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Good Blender tutorial for 3D Studio MAX users

Is there a good tutorial which should how to do things in Blender for ones who knows to to do the same things in 3D Max? May be in form of the table: 3D Max sequence of actions: | Blender sequence of ...
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3d Studio Max and 2+CPUs - Core limit?

I am scouting for parts to put in a new machine, and in the process, while looking at different benchmarks I stumbled upon this benchmark and it got me a bit worried. Quote form it: Noticably ...
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Professional graphics cards a "must" for rendering static environments?

I'm not sure if the title is clear but with more words what I want to say is: I'm building a PC for a decorator who's main work is to render photorealistic images of house interiors. For that she uses ...
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Adobe Software and 3D Studio Max on Windows 7 Home

Is windows 7 home edition sufficient for running adobe's software (Illustrator, Photoshop) and 3D Studio max, or do I need the pro or ultimate editions?
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Does 3ds Max 2009 support mulitple cores?

I have been asked to put a machine together of a friend who needs to do 3D rendering in AutoDesk 3ds Max. I have not been able to determine if the product support multi-threading and would benefit ...
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