How do you create a 'dummy object' in Maya?

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  11 November 2012
How do you create a 'dummy object' in Maya?

How do you create a 'dummy object' in Maya?

And is that what it is called in Maya? I know it is called that in 3DStudioMax - if it is called something else in Maya - please let me know what and where it is on a Menu....thxs!

  11 November 2012
createNode "transform" -n "dummy";

it's essentially an empty transform node.
  11 November 2012
I think "locator" is probaby the closest thing, but In Maya you can also create empty transforms and implicit cubes, spheres and cones.

you'll find locators on the standard create menu
  11 November 2012
Just hit Ctrl+G
  11 November 2012
thank you for the answers - this helped!!

Originally Posted by achoury: Just hit Ctrl+G
  11 November 2012
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