Ctrl + Space                                        Switch between the standard view and full-screen view of the current panels So let me explain how shortcuts can help you work smartly. Alt + Right                       Move right one pixel Animation Mentor Animation Tools Maya Keyboard Shortcuts Paint Effects Things To Know Tips Arrow Keys Digital Shift + F                                             Frame Selected in all views Shift + Q                              Select Tool, or with left mouse button for Component marking menu Animation Rigs provides some tech-tips for Maya Animators taking a look at some tips for getting better control from a character rig’s controls in Maya through the use of some manipulator tricks and some workflow hotkeys.. Alt + ,                                           Move backward one frame in time Alt + V                                           Turn Playback on or off This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. Alt + G                                      Increase Depth, >                                        Graph Downstream Connect, consult with, and hire trusted industry experts on the Autodesk Services Marketplace. Let’s dive deep into this and see how Mastering Autodesk Maya Shortcuts can change your workflow and save a lot of time. Right Arrow                          Pick Walk Right Move forward one frame in time Alt + Q                                 Select Tool, or with left mouse button for Polygon marking menu Ctrl + Shift + S                           Save Scene As. 2                                          Show Connected Attrs G                                           Frame Playback Range E                                         Rotate Tool, or with left mouse button for Rotate Tool marking menu Ctrl + G                                          Create Group From Selection 4                                          Show Custom Attrs 3                    Smooth quality display setting A                                                   Frame All 4                    Wireframe V                                          Snap to points (press and release), Return                                  Complete current tool Hotkeys are a way for you to work quickly in Maya and streamline your workflow. Shift . Shift . ~                           Displays both the original (proxy) and the smoothed mesh Ctrl + /                                 Remove Unselected Shift + H                        Show > Show Selection, Ctrl (or Cmd) + C                      Copy But there is a smart way to master shortcuts for this amazing software. Ctrl + . Toggle Multicolor Feedback Shift . F4                                    Show Modeling menu set . W . With left mouse button for Keyframe marking menu . S . Alt + Left mouse button              Tumble Tool (press and release), Space (When tapped)                        Switch between the active window in multi-pane display and single pane display Ctrl + M                            Show/hide main menu bar Maya Hotkeys speed up your workflow using Keyboard Shortcuts speed up your workflow using Maya Hotkeys Keyboard Shortcuts Based on selection, the arrow keys let you walk up the hierarchy. Show Polygons menu set F4 . Shift + }                                              View next layout X                                          Snap to grids (press and release) Set key for Rotate . Tip*: A great 3d artist has excellent command on keyboard shortcuts and have a deep understanding of topics like save scene, scroll wheel maya, editor pane, poly brush tool, playback control, edge rings. However, it has features which are not easy to learn. Alt + B                                                Switch between a gradient, black, dark gray, or light gray background color Well, I'm able to change most of the ones I wanted to. Ctrl + /                                Graph Remove Unselected These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. j . This tech tip covers a couple of ways to make our daily use of manipulators more efficient and practical through hotkeys and custom axis 2                                           Stacked View With middle mouse button for Tangent marking menu . F5                                    Show Dynamics menu set D With left mouse button         Move pivot (Move Tool), Alt + Right mouse button            Dolly Tool (press and release) Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. One thought on “ Maya Hotkey Placement ” Olivier L. October 19, 2013 at 5:48 pm Here is my version. Enter                                   Dive Into Compound A smart way to work on this is by using Autodesk Maya Keyboard Shortcuts which saves a lot of time of 3D Artists. 1                           Default polygon mesh display (no smoothing) Down Arrow                         Pick Walk Down Animation Operations : s . Tell us about your issue and find the best support option. Y                                                  Clip Hold Toggle 7                    Use All Lights. Z                                               Undo (also Ctrl z / +z) Alt + H                          Hide > Hide Unselected Objects ,                                           Up Stream, Enter                                     Rename Selected Item Set key for Rotate . Shift + E        Set key for Rotate Shift . \ Enable/disable                      2D Pan/Zoom, I                    Insert Keys Tool (tool for Graph Editor) (press and release) F                                           Frame Selected In this series, Maya Animation Product Owner, Mark Tanner, explores the latest updates in the Graph Editor. S                                          Toggle Attr Filter O                                                   Create Clip Ctrl + X                                          Cut Clips J                                            Unlock Channel, Alt + T                                       Decrease Depth Maya Hotkeys - Keyboard Shortcuts. F                                                   Frame Selected ... Photoshop Design Photoshop Tutorial Photoshop Actions Keyboard Shortcut Keys Keyboard Shortcuts Animation Classes 3d Animation Maya Modeling Animation Tutorial. 1                                        Hide Attributes F11                                     Face /                                           Select Connected J                                          Move, Rotate, Scale Tool Snapping (press and release) Learn how your comment data is processed. Alt + A                                 Turn Show Wireframe on or off With left mouse button for Keyframe marking menu . Alt + . Creates hotkeys that make animation easy in Maya mel scripts for animation work in maya, animation mel scripts, animation or mel scripts, and anything else having to do with animation in maya 2                    Medium quality display setting Ctrl + G                                    Group Solo Last Output D                                           Tangents Auto . Painting Operations: Flood with the current value Alt+f. W . We are all likely familiar with the qwerty keys for quick access to select, move, rotate, and scale. Ctrl + Shift + H              Show > Show Last Hidden Graph Editor - Part 1. Ctrl + Shift + M                 Show/hide panel toolbar, F10                                     Edge Set key : i . Animate > Set Key : i . M                                         Modify maximum displacement (Sculpt Surfaces and Sculpt Polygons Tool) Alt + Middle mouse button                    Pan in the Attribute Editor Other useful Maya shortcuts. Show Dynamics menu set F6 . M                                           Toggle Curve Selection Ctrl + T                                  Show universal manipulator tool /                                           Select Connected Shift + I                                         Create Audio Clip These cookies do not store any personal information. Get answers fast from product experts in the forums. P                                          Pin Selected I've recently jumped back into Maya, but after using 3DS Max for so long, I wanted to change up some of the hotkeys to match what I know and love. Set key for Translate . Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. So pressing it will start my animation, or stop it if already playing. W                                                 Clip Razor Alt + C                                 Turn Color Feedback on or off C                                          Snap to curves (press and release) <                                        Graph Upstream ? <                                        Shrink polygon selection region Ctrl + Shift + G                               Explode Group Shift . 2                                          Show Connected Attrs 0                    Default quality display setting Ctrl + F11             Convert polygon selection to Faces This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. 3                             Smooth polygon mesh display, Alt + Down                      Move down one pixel Alt + D                                         Select None, L                                                  Additive Layer a quick tutorial on hotkeys for time-slider playback convenience and on quick selection sets for rig controls Alt + Up                           Move up one pixel. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Ctrl (or Cmd) + V                      Paste G Clip                                            Trim Start T                                                  Clip Loop Toggle Ctrl + O                                      Open Scene T                                           Show manipulator tool Alt + J           Toggle Multi color Feedback Go to Next key =, +                                     Increase manipulator size Learn Maya hotkeys and commands with the Maya Shortcut Keyboard guide to help you to work faster and be more efficient while using Maya software. Ctrl + G                                       New Group Alt + F9                               Vertex Face, Shift + J                               Move, Rotate, Scale Tool relative snapping (press and release) You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Maya being the Best 3D Software in the market, offers a lot to become more efficient and productive, so people start using shortcuts to improve efficiency while working with its panel menus, graph editor, artisan paint operation etc. Insert                                     Switches between move pivot and move object (Move Tool) May 17, 2019 - I could not find a high resolution maya hotkey sheet to print for my classrooms so I made this one. Hotkeys for x, y, z channels for translate, rotation and scale. Left                                        Walk left in current >                                        Graph Downstream K + Middle mouse button                 Virtual Time Slider mode (press and hold and scrub timeline), Ctrl + Left                         Render view next image W                                         Move Tool, or with left mouse button for Move Tool marking menu I hope this helps! Right                                      Walk right in current Maya Scripts and Hotkeys. 6                    Shaded and Textured display Ctrl + Right                       Render view previous image, F2                                    Show Animation menu set Ctrl + A                                               Switches between Attribute Editor or Channel Box–displays the Attribute Editor if neither is shown Alt + Middle mouse button          Track Tool (press and release) S . 5                                          Toggle Node Title Mode Alt + Ctrl + Middle mouse button        Fast pan in the Outliner Ctrl + R                                      Create file reference –                                           Toggle Zoom Out, Up Arrow                             Back to Parent =                                          Toggle Zoom In F3                                    Show Polygons menu set Shift + l                         Isolate Select > View Selected (in the panel menus) Shift . Shift + G                                       Clip Scale Start While working with Maya shortcuts, display settings are easy to master. Ctrl + H                         Hide > Hide Selection This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. /                                          Switch to pick color mode (press and release) We provide you with the latest updates, interviews and news straight from the animation industry. O + Middle mouse button       Poly UV Tool marking menu If you hold the X key whilst using the move, scale or rotate tool you’ll be able to snap to grids. Graph Up Downstream Shift + H                                       Clip Scale End Maya Keyboard Shortcuts Display 4 Shading > Wireframe 5 Shaded display 6 Shaded and Textured display 7 Lighting > Use All Lights d+LMB Display Quality marking menu 1 Low Quality Display setting 2 Medium Quality Display setting 3 High Quality Display setting Playback Control Alt+. Ctrl + ,                                Graph Remove Upsream 5                                           Toggle Node Title Mode Set key for Scale . Ctrl + L                                Graph Remove Selected The above is the Autodesk Maya Hotkeys for efficient rigging and animation. v. Turn Playback on or off. Ctrl + S                                      Save Scene G                                              Repeat Shift + {                                              View previous layout, 1                                           Absolute View Harness Maya’s hidden powers with these invaluable animation tips During the workshop, Flesch shares a personal collection of tips, tricks, scripts and hotkeys to make animation in Maya faster and more efficient for animators working to tight deadlines. 4 Viral 2D Animation Styles Adopted by Extreme Professionals, Graphic Design Trends Your Business Shouldn’t Invest In, Interview Minnow Mountain Founder – Craig Staggs, Top Graphic Designing And Video File Conversion Tools Which Can Make Your Life Easy, 10 Places Where Your Videography Skills Can Give You An Edge. Alt+Shift. Set key for Translate . It’s a daunting task to master all this. F6                                    Show Rendering menu set K                                                     Toggle Time Cursor Release. Ctrl + R                                     Toggle Recording, Ctrl + D                                       Duplicate Target 4                                          Show Custom Attrs Page Up                  Increases Division Levels for Smooth Mesh Preview or Subdiv Proxy 0 Default quality display setting 1 Rough quality display setting 2 Medium quality display setting 3 Smooth quality display setting 4 Wireframe 5 Shaded display 6 Shaded and Textured display 7 Use All Lights Tip*:- If you are an animator, Don’t focu… And when I attempt to remove 'Z' from Undo, it crashes. Zooms in to an object to fill the viewing panel: F. Repeat–possibly one of the most important shortcuts for a modeling artist: G. Snap tool. N                                         Modify paint value Show Animation menu set F3 . But opting out of some of these cookies may affect your browsing experience. Shift . ,                                           Select Up Stream Ctrl (or Cmd) + X                      Cut These are some basic display settings used for object display. Alt . P                                           Toggle Node Selected Pins Ctrl + N                                      New Scene Shift . Y                                          Selects the last used tool that is not one of Select, Move, Rotate, or Scale To translate this article, select a language. E . Shift + M                          Show/hide panel menu bar Ctrl + F10             Convert polygon selection to Edges E Clip                                             Trim Toggle . When you download a script (from this site, or elsewhere), you should be asked to save the .mel file to a specific location. H                                           Lock Channel We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. Shift + G                                   Repeat command at mouse position It will also show you how to assign script commands to keyboard shortcuts, otherwise known as hotkeys. Ctrl + D                                    Duplicate I am a former Animator and Graphic Designer who has worked on many International and Domestic projects and Tv series and E-learning projects. Graph Remove Downstream \ + Right mouse button           2D Zoom tool Shift + P                                     Unparent D                                                   Set Zero Key Alt . l                              Lock/unlock length of curve (press and hold) \ + Middle mouse button         2D Pan tool Ctrl + E                                          Export Selection 5                    Shaded display [                                                          Undo view change J                                          Move, Rotate, Scale Tool snapping (press and release) –                                           Toggle Zoom Out A                                           Frame All If you find yourself spending a lot of time in finishing the task assigned, you must try Autodesk Maya shortcuts to get you out. 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