How to model hexagonal tower

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Old 04 April 2013   #1
How to model hexagonal tower

I want to model a hexagonal tower in a state of construction but there are no hexagonal primitives in 3dsMax'

From the Shapes menu I've made a hexagon and changed it to an editable poly.

It is my plan to extrude the thing but I can't seem to find extrusion in the Modify Panel.


Please help if you can.


Thanks for your consideration,
verdegris
 
Old 04 April 2013   #2
It has been a long time since I last used Max, but I'm reasonably certain when you make a cylinder, you can give it any number of sides, including six.
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Old 04 April 2013   #3
There is an extrude modifier in the modifier list which can be applied to 2d splines and there is an extrude tool in the face sub-object toolset of editable poly in the command panel/graphite toolset.

I would recommend 'F1' maxhelp for extremely basic things like this.
 
Old 04 April 2013   #4
Thank you

Thanks to both of you for your replies.
 
Old 04 April 2013   #5
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