Click to see Full Image Learning Autodesk Alias Design textbook introduces the readers to Alias Design , one of the world's leading surface modeling package. In this textbook, the author emphasizes on the 3D surface modeling techniques that improve the productivity and efficiency of the user. Also, the chapters are structured in a pedagogical sequence that makes this textbook very effective in learning the features and capabilities of the software. This textbook covers all the tools, options, and applications of Alias Design to create the real world objects. The surface modeling tutorials and exercises used in this textbook ensure that the users can relate the knowledge of this book with the actual industry designs.
This file highlights known issues in this release. It is available for all platforms on the Maya download web page. It must now be installed and uninstalled separately from Maya. If you encounter errors that some files cannot be deleted, log off and then try emptying the Trash again after logging in again. When the Trash is empty, Alias can be installed. VRED Solution: Modifying the degree of the slave surface causes the tangent arm lengths to reset based on the last aligned surface.
The tool does not keep track of the changes you might have made on the arm lengths. Use the Accept button to preserve the arm lengths, before changing the degree. A new Align starts when clicking on the second surface. In Align, you can switch between Edge and Project at any time.
For that to be possible, in the case of multi-align, the edges and the surfaces need to be continuous. So, even if you choose Project, internally Align selects edges and makes sure they are continuous. In this case the edge chosen is the closest to the mouse and it happens to be the one on the left. When clicking on the second surface, Align will reject it, because the edge chosen for the second surfaces is not continuous with the first one.
So, Align starts again, brand new. To make this work, you needs to click on the edges, or very close to the edges that would work if you switched back to Edge. Now, if you clicks close to an edge, but another surface, the slave, happens to be on top, Align will fail to select the edge.
But if you click right on the edge, that would take precedence and it will work. Cannot change Layer name after resizing the Object Lister window. Do not resize the Object Lister window when renaming layers. If you select more than one layer, right-click and select Duplicate Layer, the layer window appears to become unresponsive.
If this condition occurs, resizing the Object Lister resumes normal behavior. The achievable quality of inner continuity depends on the continuity of the reference surface edges too.
The algorithm is not designed to support composite reference edges with discontinuities. Keep in mind that always single span surfaces will be generated and that there are no simple collinear transitions between the surfaces. Stitch and Seam - When the seam surfaces are at a low angle to the base surface edge, the seam may not be able to be extended far enough to completely cover the base surface. When this occurs, the base surfaces are trimmed incorrectly.
This causes blend points not to snap to geometry in this layer. Normal picking behavior is restored if another layer is made current. Modifying Draft surfaces with history causes Surface Continuity Locators on the Draft edge to be replaced with a Position Locator, or to be deleted if Continuity Check is turned off.
Running Check Model on a whole file is not recommended. Extending trimmed surfaces in the Extend tool sometimes causes the trimmed region to change. Click on the ViewCube face to ensure that the camera is aligned to the principle axes. General The Wacom Mouse is not supported with Alias To restore the dialog, right-click the upper left icon of the dialog and select Restore in the pull-down menu. Data Transfer JT file import ignores texture maps on surfaces.
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