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 Lasershow Converter MAX works with modern versions of Autodesk's 3ds Max computer graphics program. It lets you turn 3D computer graphics into laser graphics, quickly and easily. Lasershow Converter MAX works with modern versions of Autodesk's 3ds Max computer graphics program. It lets you turn 3D computer graphics into laser graphics, quickly and easily.
  
-  * Introduction  +  * [[tools:lcmax:intro|Introduction]] 
-  * Installing Lasershow Converter MAX  +  * [[tools:lcmax:instal|Installing Lasershow Converter MAX]] 
-  * Tutorial Videos +  * [[tools:lcmax:whats new|What's new]]
-  * What's new+
  
 The Lasershow Converter MAX system consists of three plug-ins for 3ds Max: a rendering plug-in, a utility plug-in and a modifier plug-in. The Lasershow Converter MAX system consists of three plug-ins for 3ds Max: a rendering plug-in, a utility plug-in and a modifier plug-in.
  
 +===== Tutorial Videos =====
 +
 +  * [[tools:lcmax:tutorial 1|Tutorial 1/5: Installation and configuration]]
 +  * [[tools:lcmax:tutorial 2|Tutorial 2/5: Overview]]
 +  * [[tools:lcmax:tutorial 3|Tutorial 3/5: Modifiers]]
 +  * [[tools:lcmax:tutorial 4|Tutorial 4/5: Render settings]]
 +  * [[tools:lcmax:tutorial 5|Tutorial 5/5: Animation]]
 +
 + 
 ===== Lasershow Converter MAX Renderer ===== ===== Lasershow Converter MAX Renderer =====
  
 The renderer turns 3ds Max frames and scenes into laser-projectable frames and scenes. Here are step-by-step instructions on using the renderer: The renderer turns 3ds Max frames and scenes into laser-projectable frames and scenes. Here are step-by-step instructions on using the renderer:
  
-  * Step 1: Selecting the renderer  +  * [[tools:lcmax:renderer#step_1selecting_the_renderer|Step 1: Selecting the renderer]] 
-  * Step 2: Rendering a frame  +  * [[tools:lcmax:renderer#step_2rendering_a_frame|Step 2: Rendering a frame]] 
-  * Step 3: Rendering an animation  +  * [[tools:lcmax:renderer#step_3rendering_an_animation|Step 3: Rendering an animation]]  
-  * Step 4: Viewing an animation  +  * [[tools:lcmax:renderer#step_4viewing_an_animation_and_sending_it_to_beyond|Step 4: Viewing an animation]]  
-  * Step 5: Summary+  * [[tools:lcmax:renderer#step_5summary|Step 5: Summary]]
  
 **Click one of the topics below for details about the rendering plug-in:** **Click one of the topics below for details about the rendering plug-in:**
  
-  * Overview  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Rendering Overview|Overview]]  
-  * Line Types  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Line Types|Line Types]]  
-  * Line Color  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Line Color|Line Color]]  
-  * Filter settings  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Filter settings|Filter settings]]  
-  * Laser Output  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Laser Output|Laser Output]]  
-  * Ultra-smooth refresh-based rendering  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Ultra-smooth refresh-based rendering|Ultra-smooth refresh-based rendering]]  
-  * Include Z-axis data in laser frames+  * [[tools:lcmax:Include Z-axis data in laser frame|Include Z-axis data in laser frames]]
  
 ===== Lasershow Converter MAX Utility ===== ===== Lasershow Converter MAX Utility =====
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 The utility plug-in lets you adjust aspects of how 3ds Max objects will be drawn by the renderer. Click one of the topics below for details. The utility plug-in lets you adjust aspects of how 3ds Max objects will be drawn by the renderer. Click one of the topics below for details.
  
-  * Overview  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Utility Overview|Overview]]  
-  * Laser Preview  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Laser Preview|Laser Preview]]   
-  * File Operations  +  * [[tools:lcmax:About object settings|About object settings]]  
-  * About object settings  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Object Quick-Setup|Object Quick-Setup]]  
-  * Object Quick-Setup  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Object Line Types|Object Line Types]]  
-  * Object Line Types  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Object Line Color|Object Line Color]]  
-  * Object Line Color  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Object Filter Settings|Object Filter Settings]]  
-  * Object Filter Settings  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Object Point Spacing|Object Point Spacing]]  
-  * Object Point Spacing  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Object Soft Line|Object Soft Line]] 
-  * Object Soft Line  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Object Beam Brush|Object Beam Brush]] 
-  * Object Beam Brush+  * [[tools:lcmax:Connection to BEYOND|Connection to BEYOND]]
  
 ===== Lasershow Converter MAX Modifier ===== ===== Lasershow Converter MAX Modifier =====
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 The modifier allows adjustments to specific mesh selections in 3ds Max. The topics below explain this issue. The modifier allows adjustments to specific mesh selections in 3ds Max. The topics below explain this issue.
  
-  * Overview  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Modifier Overview|Overview]] 
-  * Modifier Line Types  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Modifier Line Types |Modifier Line Types]]  
-  * Modifier Line Color  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Modifier Line Color|Modifier Line Color]]  
-  * Modifier Contours+  * [[tools:lcmax:Modifier Contours|Modifier Contours]]
  
 ===== Tips and Tricks ===== ===== Tips and Tricks =====
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 Here are some advanced topics regarding Lasershow Converter MAX: Here are some advanced topics regarding Lasershow Converter MAX:
  
-  * Contour axis  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Contour axis|Contour axis]]  
-  * Tips: Beam path optimization  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Tips Beam path optimization|Tips: Beam path optimization]]  
-  * Tips: Color and path consistency  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Tips Color and path consistency|Tips: Color and path consistency]]  
-  * Tips: Importing artwork  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Tips Importing artwork|Tips: Importing artwork]]  
-  * Tips: Point spacing for lines  +  * [[tools:lcmax:tips dust and particle animations|Tips: Creating dust-like animations using particle systems]] 
-  * Tips: Point spacing for objects  +  * [[tools:lcmax:fixing_extra_lines_on_cone_objects|Tips: Fixing extra lines on cone object]]s 
-  * Tips: Scan speeds and LC MAX  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Tips Point spacing for lines|Tips: Point spacing for lines]]  
-  * Tips: Using renderable splines  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Tips Point spacing for objects|Tips: Point spacing for objects]]  
-  * Tips: Using MAX-defined  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Tips Scan speeds and LC MAX|Tips: Scan speeds and LC MAX]]  
-  * Tips: Using mesh selection  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Tips Using renderable splines|Tips: Using renderable splines]]  
-  * Tips: Fixing mysterious flickering lines  +  * [[tools:lcmax:Tips Using MAX-defined|Tips: Using MAX-defined]]  
-  * Questions and answers+  * [[tools:lcmax:Tips Using mesh selection|Tips: Using mesh selection]]  
 +  * [[tools:lcmax:Tips Fixing mysterious flickering lines|Tips: Fixing mysterious flickering lines]] 
 +  * [[tools:lcmax:Questions and answers|Questions and answers]]
  
  
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