Managing complex scenes

Maya provides many organizational features to help you manage complex scenes. These features include tools to aid selection in dense scenes, organize the items directly in your working scene, segment a scene into smaller parts, and increase performance.

Selecting objects in a complex scene

Selecting items can be difficult in a complex scene due to overlapping geometry that can obstruct your view. In Maya there are a number of ways to simplify this process.

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Organizing objects

In a scene you may want to associate related objects together. You can accomplish this in a number of ways.

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Increasing Performance

When working with complex scenes interactive performance can slow down. There are a number of ways to remedy this problem.

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Reducing File Size

Scenes containing a lot of geometry require a lot of hard disk space. Maya provides options for replicating existing objects or dividing up your scene that can help keep your file sizes small.

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