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Old 21-09-2005, 05:19 AM   #1
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two questions
1. Is there an autosave feature that will keep my idiot self from losing a lot of work when i forget to save?

2. I downloaded gi joe for an easy way to light my models for display, but i have no idea how to activate it(what folder(s) to put the files in). It has one .mel file and 2 .ma files. I dont know if thats important. When its installed, will it be a menu item, or do i need to learn some mel scripting. Any insight into plugins would be great.
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Old 26-09-2005, 01:51 PM   #2
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if you still need to know...

copy the script into your local maya folder. open maya, open Script Editor and type in the scriptfile´s name.

bsp. Gi_Joe.mel

type -> Gi_Joe
then goto SCRIPT - execute

or just type Gi_Joe and dragdrop it to the shelf to create a shelfbutton.
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