Show node connections

For more information about render nodes and connections, see About shading networks.

To show connections

  1. Select the node for which you want to see the connections, then click one of the following icons on the Hypershade main toolbar. (Point to an icon to display its name.)
    NoteInput and output connections are sometimes called upstream/downstream connections.
    Input Connections

    Displays the input connections of the selected node. Input connections are those Maya automatically creates depending on the node type.

    Output Connections

    Displays the output connections of the selected node. Output connections show the Shading Group Node. Double-click the Shading Group swatch to open its Attribute Editor.

    Input and Output Connections

    Displays both the input and output connections of the selected node.