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Old 14-05-2007, 01:40 PM   #1
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I'm looking for advice/tutorials for creating/animating text in Maya. I've looked at the one on the Digital Tutors site, however are there any other ways to create text?

Here are my two major problems:

- Text is created with strange kerning (distance between letters). I end up having to move each one before and extruding.

- Also, sometimes I import fonts, but the don't show up in Maya. Anyone have any tips there?

Is there a plug-in to make Maya work better for text? It seems like 3dS Max handles text better.

Thanks for any advice/thoughts!
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Old 14-05-2007, 01:53 PM   #2
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i dont think that maya is the best alternative to create text.

if there is the possibilty to use cinema4d, use that. for that task its much better.
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Old 19-05-2007, 02:08 AM   #3
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That just seems so strange that the most popular 3d application can't really work with text. Does anyone know of a good solution for text in Maya?

Thanks again
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Old 19-05-2007, 06:45 AM   #4
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Go to my Site. I have a written Tutorila on 3D Text Creation.

http://www.home108.co.uk/flspaper1.c...s.swf&names=3D Text & Effects&type=swf
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