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MU3245

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Archive 3DS Max w/Forest Pack
« on: February 01, 2017, 04:14:58 PM »
When creating forest objects I choose the xref option versus merge into scene.

What happens when I use the 3DS Max archive function to remove a completed project from my system and archive it? DOes the forest Library need to be kept the same for this archived project to be restored in the future?

Is there a way, is it recommended,  to merge all the forest objects before archiving?

General question is what is best practice for archiving from 3DS Max. Thanks!

Michal Karmazín

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Re: Archive 3DS Max w/Forest Pack
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2017, 04:37:35 PM »
Hi,

That's not necessary - all used references will be archived too and there is no need to merge these objects. The same applies to assets used by Forest.

A general recommendation would be (as also all texture paths will be stored) to o avoid duplicate files & keep the folder structure organized (tools like the Resource Collector utility might be helpful).

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MU3245

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Re: Archive 3DS Max w/Forest Pack
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2017, 04:41:36 PM »
excellent - thanks!