Join Aaron F. Ross for an in-depth discussion in this video Changing color settings, part of Maya: Workflow Tips.
…Another thing that you would want to do quite…often is to change the color settings of Maya.…For example, the view port background is an obvious one.…It has a sort of a blue tint to it.…Well, if we have focus on that view port, then we can use the shortcut key to cycle…through different colored background. And that shortcut is ALT+B for background.…So, you press ALT+B a few times in succession, you will cycle…through all the different options for the view port background.…What I prefer actually is not as gradient background but just…a flat background, so I will hit b a few times.…
And we can also change the color of…that background itself and that introduces us to…a new Window which is the color settings…Window, and that's found…under Window>Settings Preferences>Color settings.…And within here we can control the…colors of basically anything in the Maya interface.…So, right up at the top you've got general 3-D views.…And if you open that up, you will…see different colors for the view port background.…
And right now, this color that we're seeing is the same color that we have…
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
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1. Asset Management
2. Customizing the Interface
3. User Preferences
4. Working with Scenes
5. Referencing and Scene Assembly
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