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Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 07-10-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,841
Posted By bendingiscool
This sounds like a very simple MEL/Python task,...

This sounds like a very simple MEL/Python task, select all your objects, and in a python tab run this...


import maya.cmds as mc

sel = mc.ls(sl=True)

for i in range(len(sel)):
polyToSub =...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 07-09-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,320
Posted By bendingiscool
It's fairly dependant on how much detail you want...

It's fairly dependant on how much detail you want to have, as imho any method that involves bolean operations gives you completly the opposite of control and flexibility. Boolean ops are very...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 12-08-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,506
Posted By bendingiscool
I don't think Maya likes to display transparency...

I don't think Maya likes to display transparency if done through a gradient, or any other type of texture, in the viewports.

As long as it works in the render you don't have anything to worry...
Forum: Programming 21-06-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,824
Posted By bendingiscool
When I checked the command you were trying, the...

When I checked the command you were trying, the flag you were using is not there. The command as a whole does not appear to be related to swatch based stuff.

Have a look at the command...
Forum: Dynamics & Special Effects 13-06-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,436
Posted By bendingiscool
Don't scale the effect, thats not how dynamics...

Don't scale the effect, thats not how dynamics work (unless you cache out the particles, then scale that perhaps?).

What you need to do is scale the scene, group everything together and scale that...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 10-06-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,414
Posted By bendingiscool
Download the Maya Bonus Tools from the Autodesk...

Download the Maya Bonus Tools from the Autodesk site, they have an audio plug-in that you can use to drive an objects attributes.

cheers,
Chris
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 07-06-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,836
Posted By bendingiscool
I went to Uni in Swansea, pretty much the...

I went to Uni in Swansea, pretty much the dodgyest place you could go, and my PC was fine, just lock the door and take caution ;)

When at uni I never felt the need for a laptop, would take notes...
Forum: Maya Modeling 02-06-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,544
Posted By bendingiscool
As stwert mentioned, you get pain in the ass...

As stwert mentioned, you get pain in the ass names, plus you can use export various filetypes(.obj, .fbx, etc) with export mode.

cheers,
Chris
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 30-05-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,310
Posted By bendingiscool
The visor is just a place that Maya uses to store...

The visor is just a place that Maya uses to store presets of various mel scripts, pfx brushes, dynamic caches/setups etc.

If you right click on one of the images in the visor it will give you...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 29-05-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,871
Posted By bendingiscool
Is he UV mapped?

Is he UV mapped?
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 25-05-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By bendingiscool
Will be fine, also you can open a file that is...

Will be fine, also you can open a file that is created in a different version, as long as the 'Ignore version' setting is turned on.

Also saving files in .ma(ascii) format helps file version...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 30-04-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,999
Posted By bendingiscool
Like Hammer, I am round the corner at MPC... :) ...

Like Hammer, I am round the corner at MPC... :)

cheers,
Chris
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 29-04-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,999
Posted By bendingiscool
I got super lucky and had the opportunity to dive...

I got super lucky and had the opportunity to dive in straight after Uni.

Though I think I would still be looking if they didn't happen to need a Crowd TD just when I had finished make a crowd...
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 28-03-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,607
Posted By bendingiscool
A cylinder for the leg and a couple of cubes for...

A cylinder for the leg and a couple of cubes for the foot area would be a good start me thinks..

cheers,
Chris
Forum: Simply Maya Tutorials 07-02-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,141
Posted By bendingiscool
without wanting to point out the obvious, what...

without wanting to point out the obvious, what errors are coming up in the script editor?

cheers,
Chris
Forum: Maya Technical Issues 06-02-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,706
Posted By bendingiscool
No, they are exactly the same as .ma files in how...

No, they are exactly the same as .ma files in how you use them etc, the only difference is you save your scene with .ma instead of .mb at the end.

cheers,
Chris
Forum: Maya Basics & Newbie Lounge 05-02-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By bendingiscool
What graphic card do you have? sounds like a...

What graphic card do you have? sounds like a graphics issues...

cheers,
Chris
Forum: Maya Technical Issues 05-02-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,706
Posted By bendingiscool
As Joopson mentioned there is certainly no size...

As Joopson mentioned there is certainly no size limit, most of our scenes at work are at least that big.

They sound corrupted I'm afraid, you should probably save .ma(maya ascii) files instead in...
Forum: Dynamics & Special Effects 05-02-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,245
Posted By bendingiscool
Caustics baby!

Caustics baby!
Forum: Animation 29-01-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,017
Posted By bendingiscool
I don't think it can be done, as it's a component...

I don't think it can be done, as it's a component rather than an object.

There must be a way to do what you are after but I am at a loss at the moment.

Will return when less tired lol

Chris
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