How to Use Marking Menus to Switch Between Your Shelves in Maya

Stephen Mann shows how you can make a custom marking menu and avoid shelf tabs to save space.

Are you striving for more screen real estate in Maya? Usually, this means hiding parts of the user interface, but how often are those hidden parts missed? In this new tutorial, Stephen Mann shows how you can get rid of shelf tabs and still move between them quickly and save some space.

The custom marking menu will let you slide between tabs. Of course, the ability to use gestures with marking menus makes it super-fast.

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