Last updated: 2011/03/16
Welcome to the MAXScript Reference!
MAXScript is the built-in scripting language for Autodesk
For fast access to some often used topics, please follow the link below:
If you have used MAXScript in previous versions of the software,
the following topic will give you an overview of the changes and additions to the MAXScript language in 3ds Max 2012:
What is New in MAXScript in 3ds Max 2012
The following index page provides links to all topics dealing with changes to MAXScript in previous versions: New in MAXScript
If you are new to MAXScript,
the following topics will provide information about the structure of this document and the concepts of the MAXScript scripting
See What is MAXScript? for a short overview of the areas MAXScript can enhance your workflow and productivity.
See MAXScript Overview for a more detailed introduction to the possibilities of MAXScript.
The following topics are an introduction to the MAXScript Reference:
The following topics provide quick access to learning resources, tutorials and Frequently Asked Questions:
Because the functionality of MAXScript is almost identical for 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design, this documentation refers to "3ds Max" to avoid using product names redundantly.
Where applicable, it also notes specific differences between MAXScript for 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design.
You must have a licensed copy of the other software product in order for the MAXScript functionality specific to that product
to run as designed.