3ds Max Tips and Tricks » digitalxmodels
OK, let's dive in!
So, open 3ds Max and open up the Script Editor as well as the Listener. You can do this quickly by right clicking the little box in the lower left corner of the Max interface. Now, before we start anything I'm going to introduce you to your new best friend. Click in either the Editor or the Listener and then press F1. This brings up the online Maxscript Reference. If you're going to learn Maxscript, you're going to spend a fair amount of time here. One of the best ways to use the help system is to go to the search tab. You will find your answers faster here than sifting through the contents or index.
Let's start by looking at some variables.