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Old 20th May 2008, 09:57 PM   #1
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Default Maya - Measuring Tools?

Can anyone direct me to Maya's tools for measuring geometry? I'm used to Lightwave's Measure Tool (the Cntrl E one) and Absolute Measure (which, for non-Lightwavers allows you to select two points and then tells you the exact distance between said points).
What does Maya have?

Thanks so much!
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Recorded Video on this.

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MayaMeasureTool.mov
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Thanks guys!

And thanks, Woody, for that video! That was very helpful. Exactly what I was looking for. Just so you know, the sound playback was sketchy; Don't know what the audio settings were, but just thought I'd let you know.
Anyway, thanks!
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Overcompressed. Sorry!
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Overcompressed. Sorry!
No worries. It was still very helpful
Btw, I noticed you're using Maya 2008. Do you think it's a lot better than version 8.5? Or are the differences minimal?
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