Index

Symbols

3D Painting, 3D Painting
3D Snapping, Snapping to Points Using Dragging

A

Acceleration, Choreography Parametrization
Accuracy, Using the Numeric Interface for Accurate Modeling
Airplane, Scripting in Simulations
Alpha Channel, Alpha Channel
Aluminium, Miscellaneous Examples
Ambient Light, Lighting
Anchoring, Skeletons
Angle Constraints, Skeletons
Angle Grid:, Using Object Handles
Animate UV, Texture Morphing
Animated Material, Animating Materials
Animations, Animations
Atmosphere, Volumetric Rendering
Available GUI Objects, Customizing the User Interface
Available GUI Objects Window, Customizing the User Interface
Available Objects Window, Customizing the User Interface
Average of Materials, Assigning Multiple Materials to SDS Objects

B

Background Color, Camera
Banana, NURBS Curves, Rotational Surfaces
Batch Rendering, Batch Rendering
Bezier, NURBS Curves
Bi-Rail, Sweep and Bi-Rail Tools
Bird, Modeling a Bird
Blending Materials, Blending Materials
Blur Effect, Blur effect
Boolean Operations, Boolean Operations
Boundary Surface Solids, Boolean Operations
Breaking Curves, NURBS Curves
Breaking Meshes, NURBS Surfaces
Bubbles, The Creator Object
Bump Mapping, Bump Mapping

C

Cabinet Group, Designing Kitchens
Camera, Camera
Camera Backdrop, Camera
Camera Lens Flare, Camera
Camera Tracking, Camera
Cauge, Field Evaluator
Caustics, Caustics
Centripetal, NURBS Curves
Chord Length, NURBS Curves
Choreography Parametrization, Choreography Parametrization
Clip Mapping, Clip Mapping
Clouds, Volumetric Rendering
Coffee Cup, Subdivision Surface Modeling
Collect External Files, Working with Multiple Projects
Collision Deformations, Collision Detection
Collision Detection, Collision Detection
Color Animation, Getting Started with Animation
Color control, Color Control
Compass Macros, Binding Macros to Compass Menus
Compass Simulation, Electro Magnetism
Compositing, Compositing
Concatenate, NURBS Curves
Constraint Script, Constraints
Creases, Creases
Creator, The Creator Object
Cross Sections, Cross Section Surfaces
Current Project, Working with Multiple Projects
Current Working Project, Working with Multiple Projects
Curve Order, NURBS Curves
Curve Weight, NURBS Curves
Curves, NURBS Curves
Curves from Surfaces, Creating Curves from Surfaces

D

Dart, Fluid Dynamics
Decorating, Decorating Rooms
Degree Elevation, NURBS Surfaces
Depth of Field, Camera
Dirt, Adding Dirt
Displace Mesh, The Displace Tool
Distributed Rendering, Distributed Rendering
Doors, Windows and Doors
Drag Box, Snapping to Points Using Dragging
Drag Box Selector, Snapping to Points Using Dragging
Dragging, Snapping to Points Using Dragging

E

Editing Key Frames, Getting Started with Animation
Elasticity, Collision Detection
Euler Angles, Rotations
Event Driven Animation, Choreography Parametrization
Explosions, Explosions
Extrude Curves, Extruded Surfaces

F

Face Materials, Assigning Materials to Faces
Fade Mapping, Clip Mapping
Falloff, Lighting
Field Evaluator, Field Evaluator
Field Rendering, Field Rendering, Rendering Animations
File Rendering, Rendering to a File
Fillets, Fillets
Fire, Volumetric Rendering
Flashlight, Lighting
Floors, Multiple Floors
Fluid, Metaball Object
Fluid Dynamics, Fluid Dynamics
Fog Examples, Fog Examples
Font Curves, Fonts
Font Tool, The Font Tool
Foot Steps, Skeletons
Frame Count, Animation Controls
Frame Range, Animation Controls
Freehand Curves, NURBS Curves
Freehand selector, Snapping to Points Using Dragging
Friction, Collision Detection
Fur, Illumination Examples
Furniture, Furniture

G

Galaxy, Gravity
GI in Animations, Animation with Global Illumination
Glass, Miscellaneous Examples
Global Fog, Animating Image Effects
Global Illumination, Advanced Illumination Examples
Gravity, Gravity
Grids, Grids
Ground Floor, Multiple Floors
GUI Customization, Customizing the User Interface
GUI of VSL Material, Building an Interface for a VSL Material

H

Hair, Hair
Handles, Using Object Handles
Harry, Introduction
Hierarchical Animations, Choreography Essentials
Hipped roof, Modeling Roofs
Hot Keys, Hot Keys

I

Illumination Map, Advanced Illumination Examples
Image Vectorization, Vectorizing Curves from Images
Indirect Illumination, Advanced Illumination Examples
Inertia, Collision Detection
Instances, Instances

J

JavaScript, JavaScript

K

Key Bindings, Binding Macros to Keys
Key Driven Animation, Choreography Parametrization
Key Frame Animation, Getting Started with Animation
Keyboard Shortcuts, Hot Keys
Kitchen, Designing Kitchens

L

Lake, Combining 2D and 3D
Landscape, Landscape
Lasso, Snapping to Points Using Dragging
Lasso Selector, Snapping to Points Using Dragging
Lattice Mapping, Lattice Mapping
Layers, Layers
Leaves, Creating Leaves Using 3D Particles
Lens Flare Animation, Animated Lens Flare
Level Material, Material Classes
Light Falloff Curve, Illumination Examples
Lighting, Lighting
Link Object, Link Object
Localization, Localization

M

Macro Button, Binding Macros to Buttons
Macro Keys, Binding Macros to Keys
Macro Menus, Binding Macros to Pull Down Menus
Macros, Recording and Executing Macros
Magnetism, Electro Magnetism
Magnifying glass, Caustics
Map2Obj, Assigning Materials to Faces
Mapped Shadows, Advanced Illumination Examples
Material drag and drop, Introduction
Material Mapping, Introduction
Materials, Materials
Matrices, Vectors and Matrices
Matte Shadows, Illumination Examples
Measuring Units, Using the Numeric Interface for Accurate Modeling
Metaball, Metaball Object
Motion Blur, Motion Blur, Rendering Animations
Move Handle, Using Object Handles
Multiple Cameras, Camera
Multiple Floors, Multiple Floors
Muscles, Choreography Parametrization

N

New Classes, Implementing New Classes
Numeric Modeling, Using the Numeric Interface for Accurate Modeling
NURBS Mesh, NURBS Surfaces
NURBS Parametrization, NURBS Curves

O

Orbiting Planets, Gravity
Outline Rendering, Outline Rendering

P

Paper, Illumination Examples
Parametric Objects, Creating Parametric Objects
Particle Effects, Post Particle Effects
Particles, Particles
Path Animation, Path Animations
Pendulum, Gravity
Periodic Animation, Choreography Essentials
photon map in Animations, photon map Illumination
Pivot, Using Object Handles
Pivot Point, Using Object Handles
Plasma, Fog Examples
Point Snapping, Snapping to Points Using Dragging
Post Shading, Post Shading
Pot, Modeling the shape
Previewing Materials, Previewing Materials
Project, Working with Multiple Projects
Propeller, Rational Subdivision Surfaces

Q

Quaternions, Rotations

R

Rational SDS, Rational Subdivision Surfaces
Rebound, Collision Detection
Render Box, Rendering to a File
Rendering Settings, Rendering Settings
Rigging, Skeletons
Rigidity, Collision Detection
Roof, The Roof
Roof Line, Modeling Roofs
Roof Modeling, Modeling Roofs
Rotate Handle, Using Object Handles
Rotated Surfaces, Rotational Surfaces
Rotation Handle, Using Object Handles
Rotation Handles, Using Object Handles
Rotations, Rotations
Rotator, Rotator Object

S

Saving a project, Working with Multiple Projects
Scale Handle, Using Object Handles
Scale Handles, Using Object Handles
Scaling Handle, Using Object Handles
Scaling Time Lines, Getting Started with Animation
Scanline, Scanline Hairs
Scope Mapping, Clip Mapping
Scripting, Scripting
Scripting Languages, Introduction to Scripting Languages
SDS Compass, Using Compass Menus in SDS Modeling
SDS Handles, Using Point, Edge and Face Handles
SDS Knife, Using the Knife tools
SDS Rounding, Rounding
Shadows in Fog, Fog Examples
Sharp Corner, NURBS Curves
Shinbone, Choreography Essentials
Simulations, Simulations
Sink, Rounding
Skeletons, Skeletons
Slide Projector, Illumination Examples
Smoke, Particle Smoke
Snapping to Curve, Snapping to Points Using Dragging
Soft Shadows, Lighting
Special Light, Lighting
Spin, Controlling Velocity and Spin
Steel, Miscellaneous Examples
Subdivision Surfaces, Subdivision Surfaces
Swap, NURBS Surfaces
Sweep, Sweep and Bi-Rail Tools
Swimming Fish, Path Animations
Symmetric Modeling, Creating Symmetric Objects with the Duplicate Tool

T

Technical Drawing, Technical Outline Drawing Style
Texture Mapping, Texture Mapping
Thighbone, Choreography Essentials
Time Code, Animation Controls
Timing, Path Animations
Toolbar Editing, Customizing the Toolbar
Torus, Rotational Surfaces
ToSDS Tool, Converting Objects to Subdivision Form
Transformation Handle, Using Object Handles
Transformation Handles, Using Object Handles
Translation Handle, Using Object Handles
Translation Handles, Using Object Handles
Trim Booleans, Trimming NURBS Surfaces
Trimming, Trimming NURBS Surfaces
Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting
Tube Object, Tube Object
Type Casting, Type Casting

U

Unified Tools, Using Curve, Circle and Rectangle Tools
Uniform, NURBS Curves
Uniform Scaling, Using Object Handles
User Interface, User Interface
UV Editing, Assigning Materials to Faces

V

V3 Material, Material Classes
Vectors, Vectors and Matrices
Velocity, Controlling Velocity and Spin
Vertex Variables, Defining Pointwise Properties
Video System, Animation Controls
Visible Lights, Volumetric Rendering
Volumetric Rendering, Volumetric Rendering
VSL Examples, Visual Shading Language
VSL Intro, Introduction to Visual Shading Language
VSL Material, Material Classes
VSL Procedures, Miscellaneous Examples
VSL Wizards, VSL Wizards

W

Wall, Dirty Wall
Waterfall, Texture Morphing
Weight of Choreography, Choreography Essentials
Welding, Welding
Window, Creating Parametric Objects
Windows, Windows and Doors