Maya Training

Creating characters In Maya and Zbrush

Maya Training

Creating character renders in Maya 2017 and Arnold

Maya Training

Spach-Alspaugh House the complete courseware
You are here > Home > SimplyMaya Community Forums
Loading

Welcome to Simply Maya

Please Sign in or Sign up for an account

Member Login

Lost your password?

Not a member yet? Sign Up!

Old 20-07-2005, 08:39 PM   #1
junkyBob
Subscriber
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 203
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Default hot key for toggling between text and camera views

Hi there all,
I have learned some pretty fancy things that you can do with your keyboard such as cycling through an hiearchy of bones or switching tools etc. Though when I am editing an attribute say for instance renaming a node, it is a real pain that I loose the functionality of these hot keys becuase the main focus is in the text box. For instance, say I want to rename a chain of bones that I have just created. Normally to cycle through the bones I would just use the up and down arrow keys. However, when I go to rename the selected bone and then hit the enter key, I then can't use the up or down arrow keys to cylce to the next bone. So to be able to go to the next bone I first have to click onto a camera view window. Then after clicking onto a camera view it deslects the active bone which I think is kind of dumb to even have hot keys if you can't use them after editing an attribute. So I wanted to know is their a setting that I could set that after hitting the enter key it gives me back the hot keys?

I tried looking in the help docs, as well as in the hot key prefrences but I can't seem to find anything on this.
junkyBob is offline   Reply With Quote

A little bit about who we are
Links you might find useful
Catch up with SimplyMaya
SimplyMaya specialises in Maya tutorials. We offer over 1,000 individual Maya training videos, ranging from basic Maya tutorials through to intermediate Maya tutorials. Our tutorials are created by instructors with industry experience and are designed to get you up and running in Maya quickly without making it seem like hard work.

Copyright © 1999-2017 SimplyMaya - vBulletin® Copyright © 2000-2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.