Viewport Grids

The following methods control the display and spacing of grid lines in the viewports.

getGridSpacing()

Returns the spacing between grid lines in units.

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getGridMajorLines()

Returns the number of grid lines between major grid lines.

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The following 3ds Max system global variable is associated with the Viewport grids:

activeGrid

Contains the currently active grid. If the home grid is active, returns the value undefined. You can assign a grid node object to this variable to make it the currently active grid.

You can also return to the home grid by setting activegrid = undefined.