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Old 13-02-2007, 11:16 AM   #1
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Soooo, here's my latest weird Maya problem. I had panels set to four views and all was well, then suddenly (can't remember what I was doing that might have sparked it) my lower left quadrant, usually the left side became a second perspective view and every time I zoom or dolly in one of the two perspective views, the other one does it too. Basically I have the exact same view times two. I've tried changing the view, but then I just get two side views or whatever. I also tried redoing the panel>four view thing but now I just have both left views the same, instead of bottom left and top right. I also tried my usual response to Maya trouble, close and re-open file, but it stayed the same.

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Old 13-02-2007, 11:49 AM   #2
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Hello Evelyn,

try hitting the quad view button (highlighted in green) that should bring up perspective and the 3 orthographic views. If you're still having trouble, select the problematic window, open the panel menu (highlighted in blue) and select 'orthographic' then whichever view is missing.

Hope that remedies things,

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Old 13-02-2007, 01:04 PM   #3
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Oof, it took some fancy footwork, but I managed to shuffle my views back to normal thanks to your second suggestion, Matt. Thanks!
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Old 13-02-2007, 08:36 PM   #4
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Sometimes it is helpful to have 2 different perspectives open. To do this, hit create>camera>camera. then you can switch one of the quad views to your new camera by hitting panels>perspective>camera1 in the view you want to change
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