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Old 15-01-2007, 09:52 PM   #1
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Default What will be the first thing to do in MAYA

I hve just installed maya 8...

I need a lot of help from you guys...

What can be the first step that i hve to learn and so on....
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Old 15-01-2007, 10:01 PM   #2
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Get the free tutorails from this site... dog, human and then others and then start buying tuts.


Note the Orc head helped me alot when i was new.
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Old 16-01-2007, 02:38 AM   #3
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Default Re: What will be the first thing to do in MAYA

[quote]Originally posted by devilmind
I hve just installed maya 8...

I need a lot of help from you guys...

What can be the first step that i hve to learn and so on....
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1st - Press F1 and have a look at the elp files, there great and have some really good tutorials.

2nd - Before you start anything, switch on infinate undo
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Old 16-01-2007, 06:38 AM   #4
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hello devilmind, do some tutorials then attemp some on your own without any help, that helps alot. good luck

gster --> "2nd - Before you start anything, switch on infinate undo"

is there a way to do that in maya 7? or only 8?
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I'm using version 6, and I know its in 7.

Go to your preferences then in undo click the infinate radio button for the undo que
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Old 16-01-2007, 07:11 AM   #6
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sweet as, thanks gster. in the past ived only been able to undo 20 times when i needed to undo about 25 times lol. it was a big hassel for me which kept on stuffing me up and reloading some scene etc but now it wont, thanks again.

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Ahhh Undo. The most reliabel option any Maya version has to offer.


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is there even a program without undo? lol
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1) Ask the great people on here for help - very friendly place, loads of great advice.

2) Don`t try and learn to much to soon - Learn in parts

3) using maya 8 - turn of interactive creation

create>polygon primatives>interactive creation

biggest mistake autodesk have made so far - tring to turn maya into 3Dmax.

(infact I think the only mistake so far)

good luck with the learning.
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Thank you for the help, I never thought that simplymaya is such a friendly place...
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I hve downloaded the 4 videos in basic human form
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Also look at the F1 Help Files and do the tutes in there. Gr8 easy and hlep full to let you get to grips with the basics.
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Yeah....turn off "interactive creation" uuuuaaaaahhhh....really a mistake from autodesk :eeek2:

turn on "keep faces together" under the polygon modeling tab, "edit mesh"

download the free tuts from Simply Maya.

And, tweetytunes says it! Don't learn too much too fast.

Last but not least......have fun!!!!!

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