important conventions used throughout Getting Started with Maya
are explained here.
Maya is available for
use on a wide range of operating systems. Any differences between
operating systems when operating Maya are identified throughout
this book in the following ways:
(Windows), (Mac OS X),
The screen illustrations
and examples within Getting Started with Maya vary among the Windows,
Mac OS X, and Linux operating systems. Maya’s interface is generally
consistent across these systems.
When instructed to select
a menu within Maya we use the following convention:
When you are instructed
to select the option box for a particular menu item within Maya,
we use the following convention: