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Igor HarmendaniCombining objects
by on Jan 23, 2012 at 3:37:18 pm


I'm trying to rig a truck in 3D Max, so I need the back wheels to be combined into one object. I tried the Attach poly and Connect options, but they kind of move the wheels into each other, and I just want them to be only one object, mantaining its positions.

I'm new to 3D Max and Maya, but in Maya there's an option Mesh > Combine, and I want something like that, but I can't find something like this in 3DMax.

How could I do it?

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David ChappellRe: Combining objects
by on Jan 27, 2012 at 11:32:33 pm

You can physically make them one object by:
utilities > collapse > collapse mesh : single object

Or it may be better to place a null object in the middle of them and then use your SELECT & LINK tool (1st icon on default main toolbar) and connect them both to the null. Then rotate/attach the null.

David Chappell
Freelance Motion Graphics / 3D

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Stanley Parrish JrRe: Combining objects
by on Feb 8, 2012 at 2:08:45 pm

You can group them together

Stanley Parrish

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