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gorgon
24th Apr 2004, 06:00 PM
I am looking for tutorials on exporting from Maya PLE to 2004. Can some one point me in the right direction. Thx.

conscripted
24th Apr 2004, 11:26 PM
pointing at www.3dbuzz.com

theres video tuts on exactly this, very good ones at that

gorgon
25th Apr 2004, 09:49 AM
yes, I know they have LOTS of info for free on 2003, but I dont have 2004 spec ed and I cant find anything on exporting from Maya 5 to 2004.

[SAS]Solid Snake
25th Apr 2004, 07:58 PM
UDN, http://udn.epicgames.com

In short you will need a tool called ActorX for Skeletal Meshes and I have no idea what you do with Maya to export static meshes. Also importing/exporting models for UT2004 is the same as UT2003. It hasn't changed.

chip
26th Apr 2004, 09:48 AM
yes, I know they have LOTS of info for free on 2003, but I dont have 2004 spec ed and I cant find anything on exporting from Maya 5 to 2004.
you don't need UT2004 SE to get the basic exporting process info -- it's in the help files of Maya 5 PLE when the new unEditor plugin gets installed, under Help>UT2004 Exports.

the plugin (and Maya 5 PLE, if you need it) is on CD6, the Play Disk. not sure of its location in the DVD edition, but you don't have that, right? just follow the installation instructions & you should be good to go.

and just for clarity, if you're using PLE make sure you state that in all your posts, as the export process for the retail Maya uses different software (hence Snake's reply re: ActorX).

gorgon
26th Apr 2004, 03:51 PM
Chip, thx. I used Mozilla as my web browser which would not open the page for the export help, so I installed IE and it pulls it up fine.

Duley noted about accuracy in my posts. I try to remember the importance of stating everything, everytime.