CGTalk > Software > Autodesk Maya
Login register
Thread Closed share thread « Previous Thread | Next Thread »  
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-31-2013, 01:35 PM   #1
New Member
mccabe86's Avatar
Danny Mac
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 5
Importing objects problem maya

Ok so I'm fairly new to Maya and was modelling a cartoon cat at university. I had a few issues when saving the file across a network that was being worked on. To get out of this issue I had to import the model into a new file. I've since done this several times and noticed lots of random stuff appearing in Outliner (Image). The prefixes to this 'stuff' seem to suggest that the stuff has come from previous save files (e.g. cat_7:cat_6:cat_2olysurface8). If I try to delete these it makes the mesh of my model go crazy. Is there a way I can sort of merge all these together to create 1 tidy mesh in outliner?


Old 04-02-2013, 03:08 AM   #2
Paul Lohman
Tech Artist
Orlando, USA
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 144
try deleting history, also depends on what you have in your scene that's important, like skinning, deformers, etc, you can also try exporting just the selected nodes, generally thats a sure fire way to leave behind unassociated junk. If it still has nodes you don't understand then consult the manual.
Old 04-02-2013, 03:08 AM   #3
CGTalk Moderation
CGTalk Forum Leader
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,066,478
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
Thread Closed share thread

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Society of Digital Artists

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 12:50 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.