Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the Channel Box, part of Maya 2015 Essential Training.
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…We've seen how to move, rotate, and scale…objects using the Move, Scale, and Rotate tools.…But there are other ways to manipulate objects.…One of these is the Channel Box.…Now this allows us to manipulate objects…numerically, which will give us more precision.…So, let's take a look at this.…We can find the Channel Box by clicking on this icon here, and…when we click on it, you'll see that the Channel Box comes up.…Now, if I have other icons selected such as the…attribute editor, those will come up in this side tab.…
But what the Channel Box highlighted, I can select any object I…want, and you'll see that it shows up here in the Channel Box.…We have the name of the object,…plus values for Translation, Rotation and Scale.…Now all of these objects are basically zeroed out, so they look pretty similar.…But the Channel Box really allows us to manipulate things very precisely.…So I can type in a number.…So for example, if I wanted to translate…this object here, I can click on Translate X.…
And notice how it highlights here with yellow and…
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