User Interface

By January 11, 2016
1. Toolbar

The toolbar contains commonly used tools and toggles.

2. Class browser

The ‘Class Browser’ is a tree-view listing all the entity types (or classes) in your 3ds Max scene, grouped by superclass.

3. Parameter browser

The ‘Parameter browser’ lists all the parameters of the selected ‘Class’. This is where you can customise the columns shown in the spreadsheet for each ‘Class’.

4. Spreadsheet

The ‘Spreadsheet’ is the main UI element of Mission Control and displays all the instances of the selected ‘Class’ and the parameter values of the parameters selected in the ‘Parameter Browser’.

5. Class filter

Filter or search your class browser list. By default any string is wildcarded eg *light*
Double-click to clear your search string.

6. Parameter filter

Filter or search your parameter browser list.
Double-click to clear your search string.

7. Spreadsheet filter

Filter or search your spreadsheet. Only objects with names that match the entered string will be displayed.
Double-click to clear your search string.

8. Status bar

The ‘Status bar’ displays some information about the latest selection or action performed in Mission Control.
Left-click to toggle visibility of the ‘Utility Panel’.

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