Bonus tools can often solve specific problems that you might not be able to perform with the regular Maya tools. This error means the plugin isn't loaded. A new Navigate Graph option has also been added to the standard right-click marking menu, enabling users to navigate through the nodes in a scene from directly within the viewport. Although I believe that should be fixed. I have searched the internet for a solution but nothing works for Maya 2012. I just love this plugin Layout Tools. Have you tried it on a simple sphere? We have multiple people log in to our computers, so I couldn't figure out why it wouldn't work for just one user.
There is no way it could be done in one pass. Alisa K - Unfortunately there is no way currently to do a mirror of a range of frames with this tool. However it was inadvertantly left out of the 2014 installation. This type of activity can demand a huge library of models to cover any style of environment I want to create. But I'm curious to know more about your workflow though. It displays a spreadsheet showing the skin weighting properties for each vertex of a character model, enabling users to fine-tune them on a per-vertex basis. Good for autodesk - instead of fusing all theire power to the packeges, it seems a little profit is the only thing to go for.
The same thing happened to me with 2011 Bonus Tools. The popularity of Max over the years as the main tool for creating models of all kinds, good modelers generously upload for free or sometimes non-commercial use or use with permission , and a huge variety of works have been created and can easily be harvested from the internet. Is there any other way i can get my hands on the bonus tools? Is there a way to check why the bonus tools menu is not appearing and possible manually install it? If this is in fact the problem! I downloaded the bonus tools but the unfold3D was not working then I came here. I assume some other plugin is interfering but do not know where to check. Each of these can be torn off and floated just like standard Maya menus.
New options for navigating display layers or node networks Other changes include Compare Selected Display Layers, which enables users to toggle between objects on different display layers in the viewport by hitting a hotkey. I select a mesh, run Insert Intermediate Mesh Shape, then modify the mesh in the node that is spliced and only this node, it then runs downstream to the mesh? It would be nice to have something similar in Bonus Tools also! Feel free to provide feedback and suggestions in the comments section below. I'm not sure what is going on there but we will look into it. We'll try to get to the bottom of it, but thanks your patience in the meantime. I'm working on updating it now and will have a new version and a tutorial for it in a few weeks. In the meantime I unfortunately don't know of an alternative.
So you have 3ds files that you use in Maya on a Mac. I downloaded Maya Bonus Tools 2013 and in the plugin manager selected all the ones I wanted yet i still don't see a drop down menu to select the tools. If anything, the update actually removes tools: some to Maya itself, some retired as obsolete, and one — the Navigate Graph option added in the — temporarily disabled due to a memory leak. BonusTools is now available for Maya 2018! It is Also full offline Setup and standalone installer and Compressed Version Of Autodesk Maya Bonus Tools 2018. It displays a spreadsheet showing the skin weighting properties for each vertex of a character model, enabling users to fine-tune them on a per-vertex basis. Of all the Versions of Maya only once did the Bonus install work properly.
This is a free, lightweight tool you can use for reviewing and sharing your 3D assets. I have not actually seen this happen myself. FalconCrest - Zero Pivot Tools: In Maya if you move the pivot of an object then it will apply that move as local pivot value. I'm wondering if this node adds the function for different point counts whereas typically point counts for blend shapes must remain the same, or am I completely wrong? It is installed and the other tools work correctly I think. Keep in mind that older versions will not contain all of the tools that were added in later releases.
Many of these tools make their way into the Maya application if they are found to be very useful to many people. I wish I had an answer for you otherwise. I just installed the latest maya 2012 x64 bonus tools. However, submission of problems and suggestions are encouraged and can be logged through from the Maya Help menu with Report a Problem or Suggest a Feature. In theory you could then make edits to that mesh shape that would be applied to the middle of the construction history and then passed downstream. Product: Autodesk Maya Bonus Tools Version: 18. It does it's job but it's very limited compared to the one form link bellow! Autodesk has updated the Maya Bonus Tools, its , adding a Weight Editor spreadsheet for character rigging, plus new modelling and display options.
The BonusTools, after installation, will appear in a pulldown menu at the end of the main Maya menu. Access to cloud services requires an Internet connection and is subject to any geographical restrictions set forth in the Terms of Service. This page will be continually updated with new information, so bookmark it and check back later for more updates. Thank you for using our software library. Sorry, but i am alos tortally frustated. I tried this many times, no result.
Am i looking in the wrong place? I looked in the docs pdf and there is nothing about what to do if the bonus tools menu dos not appear maya! Autodesk has updated the Maya Bonus Tools, its , to support Maya 2018. Below is from the script editor of one of the Maya-2013. Is the Draw Split Tool supposed to work? Since Autodesk has been rather stagnant with innovation over the years, I don't expect this to change much. Five however no longer all new capabilities could be protected in older variations. I just wrote the Python script for the BonusTool. Maya 2017 Bonus Tools temporarily disabled due to a memory leak.