3ds Max 2012 Documentation
Autodesk provides a variety of online documentation to help you learn, use, and develop applications for Autodesk 3ds Max.
3ds Max / 3ds Max Design Help
The 3ds Max / 3ds Max Design Help is your comprehensive guide to learning and using all aspects of the 3ds Max / 3ds Max Design software. It is a complete online guide to virtually every aspect of the software that includes, general information about all features of 3ds Max / 3ds Max Design, procedural information and movies on how to perform various tasks, and an extensive reference section.
3ds Max / 3ds Max Design 2012 Help HTML
3ds Max / 3ds Max Design Help Installer
The 3ds Max / 3ds Max Design Help is internet-based by default and requires a web browser and internet connection to view. Use the Help Installer if you want to install a local version.
Note that "3ds Max" is used to indicate 3ds max / 3ds Max Design in the Help except where otherwise indicated.
3ds Max / 3ds Max Design 2012 mental ray Documentation
To understand how to operate mental ray® from within 3ds Max / 3ds Max Design, refer to the regular 3ds Max Help above. In cases where you want to learn more specifics about the way mental ray works, you can read the mental ray Help. The Help includes release notes with late-breaking information about this release of mental ray in conjunction with 3ds Max / 3ds Max Design.
mental ray 2012 Help
3ds Max Composite Documentation
Autodesk provides a variety of online documentation to help you learn and use 3ds Max Composite high dynamic range compositing system. These resources are available in the product, and/or in downloadable formats.
3ds Max Composite Online Help