Understanding the Channel Box


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Understanding the Channel Box

There are going to be times in Maya where you'll need to type in numbers, where you'll need to move things in very specific amounts, or rotate things very specific degrees, and so on. It's these times when you'll need an interface called the Channel Box. Now the Channel Box is typically located to the right side of the screen. So if we select an object we can actually turn on the Channel Box right here. So we have the Attribute Editor and the Channel Box. The Channel Box is actually right on top of the Layer Editor, but it's really just the top half of this window.

In the Channel Box, you'll notice what we have is we have numerical values for all the translation, rotations and scale of the object. Also, if you scroll down, now if you have a bigger screen you may not have to scroll down, but you'll also see the operations that have been used to actually create this object. And a lot of times you may be able to open those up to access additional parameters. But r...

Understanding the Channel Box
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Understanding the Channel Box 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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