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Old 13-01-2004, 11:57 PM   #1
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I am learning Maya with Gonomon DVDs, and many questions I need answered are not addressed. I bought several books on Maya, but none of them are very good.

My question is, sometimes I accidently hit the number 8 key when I am reaching for 7 to turn-on the lights. When I hit 8, a paint program opens and I can't figure out how to turn it off. I usually go back to a four view and that gets rid of it, but it is still running in the background and eating up my RAM memory.

How do you turn off the paint program?

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Old 14-01-2004, 01:04 AM   #2
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"8" paint fx is not a stand alone program, so i don't think it's still in memory, it's just a feature in maya,
but if u do not want it loaded when u run maya, u can disable it, by going to
and in the last category where it says "Module" u can uncheck paintfx so it does not "eat up ram" when u start maya.
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If that 8 key gets to be annoying, just disable in your Hotkey preferences.
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Pressing "8" again will turn it off. Or should, anyway.
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