How to Use the Replace Objects Tool in Maya

Malcolm Andrieshyn covers everything you wanted to know about working with the Maya Replace Objects tool.

Maya has a replace objects tool that pretty valuable but sometimes gets overlooked. Replace objects allows you to easily swap out things with a selection. The tool will replace items while keeping the translate, rotate and scale values.

Quite often, though, you may not get the results that you’d expect. Malcolm Andrieshyn (Malcom341) shows some things to look out for the things that can make the Replace Objects tool go wrong.