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Old 03-28-2008
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Default how to change color of 3D object made in 3D Max

I have make a 3D object in 3D Max, and export it in .3ds. Then I load it in flexsim's vistool. I want change it's color in flexsim, but I cannot. Why?
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Hello qin tian,

its not possible, cause .3ds have fixed colores.
If you want to have 3D Objects with the possibility to change colors, you can use AC3D (, which support a .vrml export in flexsim mode.
In this mode you color the object in Material 0 from AC3D then you can change the color in Flexsim to the color you want.

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Old 04-01-2008
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Default Making a 3D object change colors and fit inside the yellow box in Flexsim

This is a quick tutorial video I made showing how to set part of an object to change colors in Flexsim and have it appear inside of the yellow selection box.
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Hey Brenton

Where can I find the tutorial video?


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