Save As lets you save
the current scene file in MAX or CHR format under a different file
A CHR file is a character
file saved with Save Character. For more information on the CHR
file format, see
Character Assembly and
3ds Max lets you
number saved files incrementally and make automatic backup files
at specified time intervals. The options to set up Increment On
Save and Backup On Save are on the
the Preference Settings dialog.
The Save File As dialog
has standard Windows file save controls. At the right, the Thumbnail
area shows a preview of the scene whose file name is highlighted
in the list on the left.
TipYou can resize the
dialog by dragging an edge or a corner.
the plus button appends a sequence number to the file name you entered,
or increments the sequence number if the name already has one, and
then saves the file to that name.
For example, if you have
highlighted a file named test00.max, clicking the plus
button changes the name to test01.max and then saves test01.max.