Introduction to Maya - Modeling Fundamentals Vol 1
This course will look at the fundamentals of modeling in Maya with an emphasis on creating good topology. We'll look at what makes a good model in Maya and why objects are modeled in the way they are.
# 1 02-06-2005 , 06:34 AM
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can't get mental ray Nodes bar in Hypershade

I am going through the Learning Maya 5 book on Rendering and it says on page 310:



If you have no "Create mental ray Nodes" tab in your Hypershade, you have to add an environment variable to your Maya. env file.

Create a plain text fire named Maya.env

On Windows, save the file to "drive:\Documents and Settings\username\My Documents\maya\version" or "drive:\Documents and Settings\username\My Documents\maya ".

...

Add this line to your text file:

MAYA_MRFM_SHOW_CUSTOM_SHADERS=1

Save the file in text format as Maya.env and restart Maya if it was open. Make sure you only have one Maya.env file.

I have done all this, yet there is still no Create mental ray Nodes bar in the Hypershade window. Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong?

# 2 02-06-2005 , 04:50 PM
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