Update released, version 2.6.0

This version addresses some problems found in the previous release and add some new features: New features Move and align (1D Align tool) Align objects using two directions from a common base point. Select a target node. Pick a reference point and a target point to displace the node to […]

About “Error Loading Paramblock2” Error

This issue happens when trying to open a scene with refGuides objects made in a previous version than the current installed one, preventing from opening the scene. Unfortunatelly it can’t be corrected, (It will be fixed for next version updates, but it can’t be corrected for previous versions). Workarounds to […]

DesignToolBox new version rolling out – version 2.5.0

New features New layer tools: Isolate layers: Isolate the layers of the current selected nodes, or pick a node in the viewport. Hide/freeze/Box Mode layer picking a node in the viewport. Added shortcuts to ribbon for some useful layer commands not present in 3ds max UI. Tools improvements and fixes […]

New DesignToolBox demo videos

Many users where asking for more descriptive and not speeded up videos showing the use of the toolset. The recently uploaded playlist on the youtube channel containsĀ individual videos for each tool available.

Published new Script: Panel Cuts

Tool for creating panel cuts reports. Useful for furniture or kitchen cabinets design. Features Material finish, part type, description, grain orientation properties. Sheet use report. Export a .csv file with Part quantity, dimensions, finish, grain direction, part and description values. It can be exported later in spreadsheet or cut optimization […]

version 2.0 release and ribbon UI not working

If you’re having problems with the ribbon buttons not working after installing the new version, please reset it to default. Right Click on an empty area of the ribbon > Ribbon configuration > Reset to default. I know this is somewhat inconvenient, but there is no easy workaround I’m aware […]

DesignToolBox version 2.0 out soon

Originally started as an incremental version (1.95) intended to fix reported problemas and include some minor requested functionallity, turned out in a major revision. Also, expect some new demostration videos to better understand how the tools work. List of priority fixes and new features: New Tools: unFreeze by selection added. […]

DesignToolBox version 1.86

Fixed an error when pressing ESCAPE usign Replicator/Eyedropper tools. User request feature: Added Orthogonal mode to Measure distance tool: Pressing SHIFT when tracking distance wil restrict to XYZ axes, on current active grid coordinates. Pressing CONTROL on Orthogonal mode will lock the tracking to the current axis