Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Hiding and showing objects , part of Maya 2013 Essential Training: 1 Interface and Organization.
Now there are many times when you'll have a lot of objects in your scene, and you'll…want to isolate some object so you can work with them and hide the rest.…So Maya has a number of ways to hide and show objects, so that way you can again keep your…scene looking the way that you want.…Now hide and show is done under the Display menu, we have a Hide menu and a Show menu.…The easiest way is just to hide individual objects, so if I select an object, say such…as this chair here, I can go Display > Hide > Hide Selection, and the object goes away.…
Now the object hasn't gone away from the scene, it's just hidden, so we can see the object…in the Outliner or the Hypergraph.…So if we go into Outliner, you will see that we have this Chair_01, and when I select it,…I have all of my values here in the Channel Box, but if I look at it in the Outliner,…it's actually hidden.…So if I want I can select this and go Display > Show > Show Selection, and that shows that chair.…Another way to do this without using the Outliner is to do Display > Hide > Hide Selection, and…
- Configuring your computer to work best with Maya
- Setting preferences
- Enabling plug-ins
- Using the Hotbox
- Using the Move tool
- Manipulating pivots
- Understanding the Channel Box
- Creating hierarchies
- Hiding and showing objects
- Working with selection masks
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting Up Maya
2. Understanding the Maya Interface
3. Manipulating Objects
4. Staying Organized
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