Selecting objects


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Selecting objects

A scene in Maya consists of a number of different objects. So, for example, in this room we have furniture. And all the furniture in the room is a separate object. Now if you want, you can select stuff in your scene object-by-object. So, for example, if I wanted to selected couch all I have to do is left-click on the couch, or if I want to select the table and so on. So selecting objects in Maya can be as simple as just pointing and clicking. If I want to select multiple objects, I can hold down the Shift key and select as many different objects as I want.

Now notice when you select an object it also shows up here, so you can see that actually every object has a name. This one is called ExecDesk. This was called Officechair. This one is called Couch2, and if I select multiple objects notice how just the last one selected is showing up here. Also notice how the last one selected shows up as green. Every time I select a new object it shows up as green, and the other ones go to white. Now this ...

Selecting objects
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Selecting objects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Maya 2011 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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Maya
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