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General user interface

New scene
Ctrl + N
Shade selected faces
F2
Wirefr­ame­/smooth & highlights
F3
View edged faces
F4
Selection lock
Space
Select
Q
Add to selection
Ctrl + LMB
Remove from selection
Alt + LMB
Move
W
Rotate
E
Scale
R
Hide grids
G
Snaps
S
Angle snap
A
Percent snap
Ctrl + Shift + P
Create camera from view
Ctrl + C
Restrict movement along specific axis
F5 - F7
Restrict plane cycle
F8
Render last
F9
Quick render
Shift + Q
Render scene dialogue
F10
Render to texture dialogue
0 (zero)
Material editor
M
Particle view
6
Enviro­nment and effects dialogue
8
Open advanced lighting panel
9

Views

Top
T
Bottom
B
Left
L
Front
F
Isometric user
U
Perspe­ctive user
P
Camera
C
Spot/d­ire­ctional light
Shift + 4
 

General user interface (cont'd)

Open MAXScript listener
F11
Open last used explorer
Alt + Ctrl + Q
Isolate selection
Alt + Q
Maximise viewport
Alt + W
Place highlight
Ctrl + H
Select by name/s­elect from scene
H
Select none
Ctrl + D
Select invert
Ctrl + I
Select ancestor
Page Up
Select child
Page Down
Clone
Ctrl+V
Adaptive degrad­ation
O
Expert mode
Ctrl + X
Zoom mode
Alt + Z
Zoom extents (single Viewport)
Ctrl + Alt + Z
Zoom extents (all Viewports)
Ctrl + Shift + Z
Zoom selected (all Viewports)
Z
Pan
MMB
Zoom
Ctrl+A­lt+MMB or Scroll MMB
Arc rotate view mode
Ctrl + R
Undo scene operation
Ctrl + Z
Redo scene operation
Ctrl + Y
Undo viewport operation
Shift + Z
Redo viewport operation
Shift + Y
Show safeframes
Shift + F
Show statistics
7
Auto key mode
N
Hide/show cameras
Shift + C
Hide/show geometry
Shift + G
Hide/show helpers
Shift + H
Hide/show lights
Shift + L
Hide/show particle systems
Shift + P
Hide/show shapes
Shift + S
Hide/show space warps
Shift + W
Display as see-th­rough
Alt + X
 

Editable Poly

Vertex level
1
Edge level
2
Border level
3
Poly level
4
Element level
5
Extrude mode
Shift + E
Bevel mode
Ctrl + Shift + B
Chamfer mode
Ctrl + Shift + C
Connect
Ctrl + Shift + E
Edge constraint
Shift + X
Target weld
Ctrl + Shift + W
Cut
Alt + C
Quickslice
Ctrl + Shift + Q
Hide
Alt + H
Hide unselected
Alt + I
Unhide All
Alt + U

Quad Menus

Animation
Alt + RMB
Lighti­ng/­render
Ctrl + Alt + RMB
Modelling
Ctrl + RMB
Reactor
Alt + Shift + RMB
Snap
Shift + RMB
Viewports
V

Material Editor

Background
B
Backlight
L
Cycle 3x2, 5x3, 6x4 sample slots
X
Get material
G
Go backward to sibling
Left arrow
Go forward to sibling
Right arrow
Go to parent
Up arrow
Make preview
P
Options
O

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Comments

Bubilul Bubilul, 12:14 9 Jan 18

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