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  01 January 2013
"File contains unknown nodes or data"

Came across a problem... not serious.... but I'm fearful.

I was forced to save in .mb format.... which I'm not a fan of. I like knowing I can edit a broken ascii in a note editor.

Now when I attempt to resave back into .ma I get this error message:

File contains unknown nodes or data. To preserve this information, the current file type cannot be changed.

Using the File > Optimize Scene Size ... "Remove: Unknown nodes" doesn't work.

Any other ideas what could keep this error being so persistant? It started appearing when I changed from 2012 to 2013.

  01 January 2013
This is usually from nodes that were created by a plugin in that is not loaded.. Until you delete them you won't beable to change your may aformat.

you can get rid of them with this command:

delete `ls -type unknown`
blah blah blah
  01 January 2013
Cool. Thanks for the tip. The command didn't delete the errors but it did give me the answer in the script editor!

Thanks, gmask!
  01 January 2013
Thanks gmask,.. I have encountered the same error and needed that.
Much appreciated.
  01 January 2013
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