Join Aaron F. Ross for an in-depth discussion in this video Optimizing scene size, part of Maya Tips and Tricks.
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…As you build up scenes in MAYA, sometimes they…can get cluttered with a lot of unnecessary nodes.…And this can be a performance issue, or it…could result in a large usage of disk space.…And there's a handy command which will allow you…to clear out a lot of the unnecessary stuff.…And make your scenes lighter and perform better.…It's called, Optimize Scene Size.…I'll show you a very simple demonstration…of it using just materials.…But it applies to all sorts of different node types.…
I've got a simple plane here with Lambert material…applied to it with a fractal map or pattern applied.…And let's open up the Hyper shade.…Go to Window>Rendering Editors>Hyper Shade.…And you'll see that Lambert fractal is there.…And we also see something called Blinn checker.…And just to demonstrate the process, I'm going to…make a duplicate of the Lambert fractal shading network.…I'll select it And then in the Hyper Shade menu go to Edit>Duplicate>Shading Network.…
Which creates another one now which is called Lambert fractal one and as we see…
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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