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Old 17-07-2008, 11:50 AM   #1
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Question Changing a referenced file into an imported one?

Hi there,

I've got a scene file with around 80 trees all referenced into the scene, this has started to cause some problems so I've decided just importing them would be better. Is there a way of changing the referenced trees into imported ones without having to re import and individually place them all over again?

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Old 17-07-2008, 05:50 PM   #2
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Can you explain what you mean by referenced?

The Layers system in Maya provides the ability to:

Template (greyed out wireframe) and it is shown by a T in the layers window
Reference (black wireframe) and it is shown by a R in the layers Window
Both these options make geometry unselectable
Blank (no option and blank box) will allow ou to work on an object.
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ah sorry, I meant the files are referenced into the scene using the reference editor :-)
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