…Referencing is extremely useful when you've got a heavy scene.…If your scene is calculating slowly and you need to speed…it up, one thing you can do is use referencing with proxies.…For example, you can have a high level of detail model and a low…L O D model, and you can swap them out through the reference editor.…Let's take a look at that workflow.…Currently I've got the tablecloth loaded in as a reference.…Let's open up the Reference Editor.…File Reference Editor and you'll see we've got a single…reference editor now and I can enable it or disable it.…
We want to create a proxy for it and I've…already got a low-level of detail table-cloth that I've made.…My first step is to create a tag for this high LOD object.…Proxies should have tags and that's just a string that identifies…whether it's a high LOD or a low LOD or whatever.…And with those tags in place you can for example swap out multiple objects at once,…I will select this high level of table-cloth go up into the Proxy menu,…and choose switch tag for active proxy to, define new tag.…
AuthorAaron F. Ross
- Managing projects assets
- Versioning scenes
- Importing, exporting, and sending scenes to other applications
- Referencing files
- Populating a master scene with assembly references
- Loading and unloading modules
- Setting options for new scenes
- Customizing Maya's interface
Skill Level Beginner
Maya: Character Rigging (2012)with George Maestri4h 37m Intermediate
1. Asset Management
2. Customizing the Interface
3. User Preferences
4. Working with Scenes
5. Referencing and Scene Assembly
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