The Hypergraph


The Hypergraph is one of two main scene management editors in Maya (the other is the Outliner).

The Hypergraph shows a network of boxes representing nodes and lines connecting them representing relationships.

You can use the Hypergraph to view and edit hierarchical relationships (the same information the Outliner shows) or dependency relationships (input and output connections between attributes).

While the Hypergraph can seem more intimidating than the Outliner at first, it has several advantages of its own:

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