Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with the Attribute Editor , part of Maya 2013 Essential Training: 1 Interface and Organization.
If you need to go deeper into manipulating your objects, you may want to look at the Attribute Editor.…Now we looked at the Channel Box which is kind of just a real simple quick way of manipulating…the object, the Attribute Editor has a lot more.…Now just like with the Channel Box here, we have these two buttons here on the top here,…this one is for the Channel Box, this one is for the Attribute Editor.…If you have both of those selected, you get these tab.…So let's go into the Attribute Editor and select our chair.…
This has a number of different tabs, each one of these are for different parts of the object.…So the more complex your object, the more tabs you'll have here.…The first tab here is just for the chair.…And this gives us our Transform Attributes, very similar to what we had in the Channel Box.…So, for example, if I type a number into the y value, it will move up or down.…Typically, the Channel Box is the best way to do this.…But we also have Rotate, Scale, we also have an option called Sheer, we also have where…
- Configuring your computer to work best with Maya
- Setting preferences
- Enabling plug-ins
- Using the Hotbox
- Using the Move tool
- Manipulating pivots
- Understanding the Channel Box
- Creating hierarchies
- Hiding and showing objects
- Working with selection masks
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting Up Maya
2. Understanding the Maya Interface
3. Manipulating Objects
4. Staying Organized
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