In Maya how can i get Input showing under Channel Box/Layer Editor?
I'm running Maya 2013 student edition on Mac and 'Input' is missing. I'm following a tutorial in which i can see where it should be.
I've seen a lot of answers to this being "turn on Construction History" but I have tried that, and it doesn't work. Creating objects before and after, restarting Maya each time. Theres also an alternative to delete maya's preferences from the hard drive, but i can't find them.
I'm running Mac OS 10.7.5 Lion and this directory /Users/username/Library/Preferences/Autodesk/maya/en_US/2014/prefs isn't possible. After /Users/username/ there is no Library, that is found before Users.
Going into /Macintosh HD/Library/Preferences/ doesn't show any maya files that i can tell.
Is there a fix to this? or will i have to uninstall and reinstall Maya?
Accessing your Image Plane (the "Input"):
The "Input" you're looking for I assume is from 4:44 in your video. They made a change to image plane connections in Maya 2013. From the release notes:
BeginningÂ Maya 2013, the imagePlane node, which was previously a dependency node, is now a shapeÂ node.
A few ways way to get to the image plan settings is this:
- Viewing through the camera which has the image plane attached, select View > Image Plane > Image Plane Attributes > imagePlane1 (or whatever it's named)
- Select the image plane in the viewport.
- Select Window > Rendering Editors > Hypershade and select your image plane from the Cameras tab.
- Select Window > Outliner and choose the Image Plane there. Looks like it's now on the root rather than under the camera.
Once you have the image plane selected:
- Open the Channel Box/Layer Editor if not already open, by pressing the button in the toolbar or right side collapse bar.
- Adjust parameters as needed. The one referenced in the video is
Finding your Maya Preferences:
- Go to your user folder. Easiest way is generally to select it from the sidebar in Finder:
You'll notice there is no Library here!
Select Go > Go to Folder (â‡§+âŒ˜+G)
Libraryand press return.
A hidden Library folder appears, in which you can find Preferences > Autodesk > maya > 2014-x64 > prefs to delete, if so desired.