Merging Effects
Command entry:Rendering menu Effects Environment and Effects dialog Effects panel Merge

The Merge button on the Effects panel lets you merge effects from other 3ds Max (.max) scene files.


To merge an atmospheric effect:

  1. Choose Rendering menu Effects to display the Effects panel.
  2. On the Effects rollout, click Merge.

    A Merge Effect dialog appears for file selection.

  3. Choose a MAX file.

    A Merge Atmospheric Effects dialog lists the effects in the specified file.

  4. Select one or more of the effects, and then click OK to merge them into the scene.

    Only atmospheric effects appear in the merge list, but when an effect is merged, any lights or gizmos bound to the effect are merged as well.

To resolve conflicts when merged effects have the same name:

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