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19-01-2006, 12:35 PM   #1
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Hey guys, how is the new year feeling till now?

I have some problems with extruding text in maya. Does someone know a good tutorial, or how i can make good looking text in maya.

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19-01-2006, 04:07 PM   #2
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use the bevel plus tool with these settings
edit reset settings then change outer bevel style to convex out and inner bevel style to convex in and apply this to ur text
usually comes out quite nice
if for example the insdes of the a are the wrond direction curve click that curve and do edit corves -> reverse curve direction and this shold do it
in the attch pic the old curve it bends in but the new one bends out
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19-01-2006, 08:27 PM   #3
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you can create text or whatever in photoshop then save it as illustrator format. then import the illustrator file into maya and it become's a nurbs curve for the outline. great if you want some funky font's in true 3d!
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19-01-2006, 10:13 PM   #4
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you can create text or whatever in photoshop then save it as illustrator format. then import the illustrator file into maya and it become's a nurbs curve for the outline. great if you want some funky font's in true 3d!
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19-01-2006, 11:15 PM   #5
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COOL IDIdnt realise u could save illustrator formats in photoshop will have to try that one my self
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20-01-2006, 01:46 PM   #6
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Thanks you guys, i wil try these thing for sure. You wil hear how it worked out for me.

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