Join Aaron F. Ross for an in-depth discussion in this video Exporting scenes or selected objects, part of Maya Tips and Tricks.
…Maya provides the ability to import and export various file…formats so that we can…have interoperability between other applications.…We can export the entire scene or just selected objects.…To export the entire scene, go up into…the Maya File menu, and choose Export All>Options.…In here you can choose which file type you want to export to.…You'll see that there are a lot of them listed here.…Some of these…might not be visible in your particular dialog unless you've…gone into the plugin manager and activated those particular export plugins.…
Let's do an FBX export.…FBX stands for film box and a sort of…generic file format that's supported by almost all applications.…I'll click Export All and then over here on the right, we have Options.…By default, you will see Autodesk…media and entertainment as the current preset.…If you want to export to a program such as…3ds Max, then you'll want to choose an advanced option.…If you scroll down under advanced options, the most important one is axis conversion.…
Maya uses a Y up convention meaning that the Y…
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
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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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