How to Locate Attributes in Maya’s Node Editor

Jarred Love shows some tips for working with the Node Editor in Maya and how to locate attributes cor connections.

Maya’s node editor, while relatively new, isn’t that new. It’s been around in some form or another for quite a while. If you are not as familiar with working in the Node Editor as you’d like to be, have a look at this new tutorial from Jarred Love. Jarred posts a useful guide for how to use the editor, citing lots of tips along the way.

One thing that gets new users confused is how to find attributes in the nodes. You can pop down a list, but what if the attribute you are looking for isn’t there? Jarred shows how easy it is to find attributes that don’t even show up in the commonly used ones shown in the nodes.