Create Panel
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Command panels Create panel

The Create panel provides the controls for creating objects. This is the first step in building a new scene in 3ds Max. Most likely, you will continue to add objects throughout an entire project. For example, when it is time to render a scene you might need to add more lights.

Villa with a swimming pool was created using a variety of geometry.

The Create panel groups the kinds of objects you create into seven categories. Each category has its own button. Within each category there can be several different subcategories of objects. A drop-down list lets you choose among object subcategories, and each kind of object has its own button, which you click to begin creation.

These are the categories of objects that the Create panel provides: