Join Aaron F. Ross for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Hotkey Editor, part of Maya: Workflow Tips.
…Maya's Hotkey Editor allows you to view…and assign keyboard shortcuts to various commands.…In fact, almost every single key on your…keyboard has multiple functions and sometimes you can…get into trouble if you accidentally press a key and you don't know what it did.…So, my advice is always be very careful about touching the keyboard in…Maya because, in fact, if you don't know what key you pressed, then you…won't be able to figure out what you did…and you won't be able to fix whatever issue happened.…
But let's look at how to assign a custom keyboard shortcut in Maya.…For example, I've got just a simple cone here and…if I select it And then go to the Move tool.…You'll notice that its pivot point is not in the center.…And there is a command to restore that to the geometric…average of all the vertices here and that's in the menus,…it's called Modify Center Pivot.…That's a common command and it's one that we might want to bind to a hotkey.…Okay, so let's open up the Hotkey Editor.…That's found under Window, Settings Preferences, Hotkey Editor.…
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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