Working with files and Maya projects


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Working with files and Maya projects

When you work with Maya, oftentimes you'll have a lot of different files that contribute to your Maya project file. For example, in this file we have a bitmap that creates the sky, as well as a couple of other bitmaps and other things that are actually included into this scene to make an entire file. So when you work with Maya files, it's always a good idea to learn to how to work with projects. And what these are, it's just a standard way of organizing your Maya data.

So before I open a file, I want to make sure that I set my projects. So I'm going to go ahead and go Project > Set, and then I'm going to set it to the chapter that I'm working in. Let's just go ahead and go Set. Now what this does is it actually creates the proper paths so that all of the bitmaps in a project show up. Now let me go ahead and show you what this looks like in the directory. I'm actually going to go into my Exercise Files, and in Chap_01 you'll notice that I have all of the...

Working with files and Maya projects
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Working with files and Maya projects 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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