University of Oregon - Department of Architecture - ARCH 424/524 Cheng - Advanced Design Development Media

FormZ Intro

Objective: To become familiar with a new user interface and to understand basic concepts of modeling.

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I. Approaching new software

A. Figure out what the different modules can do:

B. Find learning resources

C. Understand the components of the user interface

D. Simplify to the bare basics by stripping the interface temporarily:

Under the Palettes Menu, select Customize Tools, then highlight tools to remove and hit the Remove button. Hit Defaults to restore.

III. Modeling Concepts

What you can do in a software is shaped by how the programmers crafted it. In FormZ, the basic operations are affected by modifiers.

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edited Apr. 21, 2001 by nywcheng