[BUG] Maya creates "Keyboard" folders...

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  06 June 2013
[BUG] Maya creates "Keyboard" folders...

We have noticed in the office that when people switched to Maya 2013 sp2 ( Windows7 )all of a sudden these "Keyboard" folders starts to appear everywhere... I have no Idea on what is causing this, and why the [ insert word of choice ] it needs the Keyboard folder.

It's really polluting our server and structures.

A quick search and I found that I'm not alone.
http://www.polycount.com/forum/showthread.php?t=105505

An extensive search gave zero, nada, zip nothing for a solution. Is the problem active in 2014? Is there anyway that we can force Maya to not create these folders? It is a real problem, and the damn folders keep popping up everywhere.

The problem doesn't seem to exist on OS X/Linux.

regards
stefan andersson
 
  06 June 2013
I was finding it seemed to have something to do with .fbx files and previewing them using the Quicktime FBX plugin for viewing them. Is that the same for you?

EDIT: this is a know bug (MAYA-14418)...so fingers crossed.

Last edited by 3Dmonkey : 06 June 2013 at 09:25 AM.
 
  06 June 2013
It's annoying alright, but one way to prevent it is to use proper project directories only, then Maya doesn't do it.

Cheers,
Brian
 
  06 June 2013
I've been wondering what the hell the deal with that folder was.
 
  06 June 2013
Same here. Have to perform a hefty cleanup job across the server. Quite annoying.
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  06 June 2013
I was wondering where these damn folders were coming from!!
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  06 June 2013
I find the Keyboard folder is only created when opening a maya file by double clicking in explorer. If you open maya first and use the open dialog, no Keyboard folder is created.
 
  06 June 2013
It actually happens when you launch maya, from a arbitrary location. It clutters down the pipeline, and I hope they will have a patch for it soon.

regards
stefan
 
  06 June 2013
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