Useful Customization Techniques
 
 
 

This topic offers procedures for customizing the 3ds Max user interface, including methods for rearranging and resizing UI components. Various other customization options are available from the Customize menu.

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Procedures

To switch between a single-viewport and multi-viewport layout:

To resize the windows in a multi-viewport layout:

To reset the viewport windows to the default layout:

  1. Right-click the splitter bar between the viewports.

    The Reset Layout button is displayed.

  2. Click this button to restore the viewports to the default multi-viewport layout.

To rearrange the order of rollouts in the command panel:

To float a toolbar, do one of the following:

To minimize the command panel:

To float the command panel, do one of the following:

To resize the docked command panel horizontally:

To resize the floating command panel horizontally:

To resize the floating command panel vertically:

To dock a floating UI element, do one of the following:

To hide a panel or toolbar, do one of the following: