Author Topic: 3Ds Max Catagory  (Read 6032 times)

2014-09-14, 11:00:45

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Administrators.... is it possible you could create a 3Ds Max Catagory.... please? :)

I know your scheduled answer would be to direct Max related questions to other forums.... but it would be good if everything was under one roof.
Maybe others feel the same....

The forum is nice and clean and easy to use. It's the best forum layout I've used so far.
It makes sense.


2014-09-14, 18:08:54
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I think the general CG section is sufficient for this... I dont like those forums that have millions of sections with no posts in them.
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2014-09-14, 22:01:17
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I think the general CG section is sufficient for this... I dont like those forums that have millions of sections with no posts in them.

I get your point... simplicity is beauty. What happens when C4D arrives? Then Maya. Then Sketchup & Rhino.
Your just going to be a fat cat like VRay. As Agent Smith would say: "The future is inevitable".

So I can post Max questions in the general (non Corona) section? Or will the CG police caution me?







2014-09-15, 08:24:35
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So I can post Max questions in the general (non Corona) section? Or will the CG police caution me?

Register on cgtalk forum and ask away (in max section).

2014-09-15, 09:00:22
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To keep things organized I'd like to know if there's going to be a feature that you can (un)subscribe to certain posts\topics. I'm always using the "Show unread posts since last visit" and now alot of C4D users have jumped on board that I don't have anything to do with since MAX is my workfield. Is there a way I can exclude some specific topics?

Of course I'm interested in the development of Corona for C4D, so don't get me wrong here on that point :)


2014-09-15, 09:55:08
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To be ignored.... to be embraced.... to be destroyed. Software companies rise and fall based on their support structure.
Does the software company care about it's customers.... or does it only care about what it thinks is best for itself.

I will take your cavalier advice...Mr Blank. But, I am just a boat at sea looking for a friendly port.



2014-09-15, 09:58:48
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To keep things organized I'd like to know if there's going to be a feature that you can (un)subscribe to certain posts\topics. I'm always using the "Show unread posts since last visit" and now alot of C4D users have jumped on board that I don't have anything to do with since MAX is my workfield. Is there a way I can exclude some specific topics?

Of course I'm interested in the development of Corona for C4D, so don't get me wrong here on that point :)

I agree
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2014-09-15, 10:16:49
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To keep things organized I'd like to know if there's going to be a feature that you can (un)subscribe to certain posts\topics. I'm always using the "Show unread posts since last visit" and now alot of C4D users have jumped on board that I don't have anything to do with since MAX is my workfield. Is there a way I can exclude some specific topics?

Of course I'm interested in the development of Corona for C4D, so don't get me wrong here on that point :)

There is notify button in each topic as well as forum section. So if you'll press it in C4D section, it should act as subscription.
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2014-09-15, 11:38:06
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To keep things organized I'd like to know if there's going to be a feature that you can (un)subscribe to certain posts\topics. I'm always using the "Show unread posts since last visit" and now alot of C4D users have jumped on board that I don't have anything to do with since MAX is my workfield. Is there a way I can exclude some specific topics?

Of course I'm interested in the development of Corona for C4D, so don't get me wrong here on that point :)

There is notify button in each topic as well as forum section. So if you'll press it in C4D section, it should act as subscription.

True, but we request would like to have an "unnotify" buttom
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2014-09-15, 13:18:32
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To keep things organized I'd like to know if there's going to be a feature that you can (un)subscribe to certain posts\topics. I'm always using the "Show unread posts since last visit" and now alot of C4D users have jumped on board that I don't have anything to do with since MAX is my workfield. Is there a way I can exclude some specific topics?

Of course I'm interested in the development of Corona for C4D, so don't get me wrong here on that point :)

There is notify button in each topic as well as forum section. So if you'll press it in C4D section, it should act as subscription.

True, but we request would like to have an "unnotify" buttom

Exactly my point indeed :)

2014-09-15, 17:00:17
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Hi K u r a i

CGTalk is the place to go for those things :) Think that this is a Corona themes related forum, that's not to be rude, but to maintain this forum useful for Devs and focused in the main product, when Maya, Cinema4D or other software arrive, they will have (in fact, the already have) an specific forum, but Corona question will be valid in general forum, no matter what software is behind Corona, because in the end, it's a Corona question :)

On the other hand you also have here the "General CG discussion", but I think this is more focused in talking about general CG related news, but I think you can be fine asking things there, and, as the last resort, you also have the OffTopic, no one will tell you that a 3d related question cannot be posted in that forum I think :)

But one more time I have to insist that IMHO CGTalk is the best place for non-corona general 3dsmax or any other software question, plus you will have a lot more people there that will be able to help you :)

Cheers!

2014-09-15, 17:55:12
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Hi K u r a i

CGTalk is the place to go for those things :) Think that this is a Corona themes related forum, that's not to be rude, but to maintain this forum useful for Devs and focused in the main product, when Maya, Cinema4D or other software arrive, they will have (in fact, the already have) an specific forum, but Corona question will be valid in general forum, no matter what software is behind Corona, because in the end, it's a Corona question :)

On the other hand you also have here the "General CG discussion", but I think this is more focused in talking about general CG related news, but I think you can be fine asking things there, and, as the last resort, you also have the OffTopic, no one will tell you that a 3d related question cannot be posted in that forum I think :)

But one more time I have to insist that IMHO CGTalk is the best place for non-corona general 3dsmax or any other software question, plus you will have a lot more people there that will be able to help you :)

Cheers!

Thanks for the reply. It's the nicest reply I have had so far on Corona :)

But, when you switch CG software it's like moving house... cos you have to change forums and try and make new friends that can help you along. While using Sketchup + Vray there where 'go-to' guys on the forum
that were very helpful. Now I have changed to Max + Vray + Corona.... it's a double whammy. It now can take me three days to get a response to a little question on all the Max related forums like AREA & CGarchitect.
Plus, some people can be just plain cryptic with their answers.

I understand fully that this is a Corona forum. Once I find someone who cares abit to help then I will stop harrassing the moderators (who probably don't know how to handle me).
But it's real simple. I feel abit lost. I am an interior designer who is used to meeting people face to face. This forum thing is an unknown world for me.

If I can send the odd message in a bottle in the off-topic section.... then I will be happy.... like you suggested.

Although moderators have a hard time of it.... I think they should create a new position.... 'The Ambassodor'. These people will go about connecing people on the forum and help them settle in.
No other forum has ever adopted this approach. Instead of the sink and swim approach I feel beginners should be nurtured alittle.

It's not just about creating CG images.... it's about the journey leading up to creating the final CG image.... getting inspiration, getting advice, discussing techniques.... but more importantly.... it's about finding people
who share the same interest under one roof. A sort of CG family.

Thanks.
BTW - Are you the owner of Corona disguised a a normal member? :) 



 


2014-09-15, 18:00:54
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No other forum has ever adopted this approach

You sure about that? As somebody who has been running a popular CG forum for over a decade, I debate this point!


2014-09-15, 18:18:31
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No other forum has ever adopted this approach

You sure about that? As somebody who has been running a popular CG forum for over a decade, I debate this point!

People like to pick up on symantics and fail to see past the words :)
What is your forum?

2014-09-15, 18:57:25
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I was being tongue-in-cheek with your generalization! My forum is the one I posted a link to for you a while back. I wasn't making any real point, just joining in.


2014-09-15, 19:07:48
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I was being tongue-in-cheek with your generalization! My forum is the one I posted a link to for you a while back. I wasn't making any real point, just joining in.

You must forgive me.... I don't have a photographic memory. But, your avatar does ring a bell... it's abit creepy :)
It's funny (and abit shallow) but I do respond more favourably to people with nice avatars. Members seem obsessed by having avatars relating to death & destruction... for example DeathClown. When I looked at his real photo ID on his site he looked like a nice guy. It's like all CG designers are members of Hells Angels.

Just to satisfy my curiosity... what is the Forum again.... what is your name on the site (as a point of reference) and will you help me out.... or throw me to the CG wolves?

2014-09-15, 19:12:37
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You must forgive me.... I don't have a photographic memory. But, your avatar does ring a bell... it's abit creepy :)
It's funny (and abit shallow) but I do respond more favourably to people with nice avatars. Members seem obsessed by having avatars relating to death & destruction... for example DeathClown. When I looked at his real photo ID on his site he looked like a nice guy. It's like all CG designers are members of Hells Angels.

Just to satisfy my curiosity... what is the Forum again.... what is your name on the site (as a point of reference) and will you help me out.... or throw me to the CG wolves?

Ha ha, my avatar is a bit creepy I guess. It's a dwarf office worker with Futurama brain slug on his head. In real life, I just look like a normal guy, honest!

The forum was Maxforums.org. It can be quiet, noisy and at times people really do say what they think, but there are some really clever people there, some of them working for well-known studios. It's an alternative to the stiffness of some other forums. It's been running for nearly 15 years now, if I remember correctly. My username there is my real name, Nik Clark. We have a team of moderators who (when they are around) generally greet new users and warn them to expect honest opinions and that running-jokes may be used. Some love the place, others don't, but you would always be welcome there.

Anyway, I have a child to feed, I must go.

2014-09-15, 20:10:34
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Although moderators have a hard time of it.... I think they should create a new position.... 'The Ambassodor'. These people will go about connecing people on the forum and help them settle in.
No other forum has ever adopted this approach. Instead of the sink and swim approach I feel beginners should be nurtured alittle.


I already do that - when somebody posts some more thought-out first post, I reply with http://temp.keymaster.cz/pony/welcomeToTheHerd.gif :D
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2014-09-15, 20:53:28
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Although moderators have a hard time of it.... I think they should create a new position.... 'The Ambassodor'. These people will go about connecing people on the forum and help them settle in.
No other forum has ever adopted this approach. Instead of the sink and swim approach I feel beginners should be nurtured alittle.


I already do that - when somebody posts some more thought-out first post, I reply with http://temp.keymaster.cz/pony/welcomeToTheHerd.gif :D

My first post was...."A warning to all newbies".... which caused a global meltdown. The funny thing is that I actually watered the post down before sending.... I did not get a "Welcome to the Herd" message, Mr Keymaster. But, all is not lost, I will try this MaxForum.org and be out of your hair for a bit. You should now sleep better :)


2014-09-15, 20:56:15
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You must forgive me.... I don't have a photographic memory. But, your avatar does ring a bell... it's abit creepy :)
It's funny (and abit shallow) but I do respond more favourably to people with nice avatars. Members seem obsessed by having avatars relating to death & destruction... for example DeathClown. When I looked at his real photo ID on his site he looked like a nice guy. It's like all CG designers are members of Hells Angels.

Just to satisfy my curiosity... what is the Forum again.... what is your name on the site (as a point of reference) and will you help me out.... or throw me to the CG wolves?

Ha ha, my avatar is a bit creepy I guess. It's a dwarf office worker with Futurama brain slug on his head. In real life, I just look like a normal guy, honest!

The forum was Maxforums.org. It can be quiet, noisy and at times people really do say what they think, but there are some really clever people there, some of them working for well-known studios. It's an alternative to the stiffness of some other forums. It's been running for nearly 15 years now, if I remember correctly. My username there is my real name, Nik Clark. We have a team of moderators who (when they are around) generally greet new users and warn them to expect honest opinions and that running-jokes may be used. Some love the place, others don't, but you would always be welcome there.

Anyway, I have a child to feed, I must go.

Okay, Nik, I have joined under the name K u r a i.
Looking forward to asking lots of Max questions.... some may disturb your sleep at night.

2014-09-15, 23:37:44
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BTW - Are you the owner of Corona disguised a a normal member? :) 

Hahaha, no, I'm a normal user, a small studio director in love with Corona, it's our main render engine since three projects already, I'll make them public soon.

Cheers!

2014-09-16, 09:51:02
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I sent a post about getting into Maxforums but I have resolved the problem.... concerning changing password.

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