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animation hotkeys 1.4.1 for Maya (maya script)

Creates hotkeys that make animation easy in Maya

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  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows


Last Modified:03/17/2011
File Size: 9.06 KB
This program creates and sets hotkeys for setting a key for tx, ty, tz, rx, ry, and rz independantly. It also will create and set a hotkey that sets
a keyframe for whatever attribute is selected in the channelbox. Additionally, there are hotkeys to Unify and Break tangent weights in the graph editor.
The hotkeys are as follows:
ALT+z         key tx
ALT+x         key ty
ALT+c         key tz
ALT+Z         key rx
ALT+X         key ry
ALT+C         key rz
ALT+g         key selected (only works after you use key selected from the channel box once in pre Maya 2011)

ALT+s         Lock/Unify Tangent Weights
ALT+S         Unlock/Break Tangent weights

SHIFT+1       Scales value in graph editor -1 across origin

SHIFT+t       Sets global out tangent to Linear
SHIFT+T       Sets global out tangent to Plateau
SHIFT+ALT+T   Sets global out tangent to Step

CTRL+SHIFT+1   moves selected keys negative 1
CTRL+SHIFT+2   moves selected keys negative 2
CTRL+SHIFT+4   moves selected keys negative 4
CTRL+1         moves selected keys positive 1
CTRL+2         moves selected keys positive 2
CTRL+4         moves selected keys positive 4

CTRL+p        playblast
CTRL+P        playblast options

ALT+q         Open the Outliner

Alt+m         Create Motion Trail
Alt+M         Motion Trail Options

CTRL+ALT+c    Copy Keys in Graph Editor
CTRL+ALT+SHITF+c    Copy Keys Options
CTRL+ALT+v    Paste Keys in Graph Editor
CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+v    Paste Keys Options

ALT+1        Advance 2 frames
ALT+SHIFT+1    Go back 2 frames
ALT+2        Advance 12 frames
ALT+SHIFT+2    Go back 12 frames

CTRL+SHIFT+r    Reference Editor
ALT+SHIFT+r    Reference Editor Options
CTRL+i        Import
CTRL+SHIFT+i    ImportOptions

Just copy and paste the code into your script editor under a Python Tab
If you don't want a hotkey just put '#' in front of the coresponding lines of code
Select all and hit CTRL+ENTER

Please use the Bug System to report any bugs.
Please use the Feature Requests to give me ideas.
Please use the Support Forum if you have any questions or problems.
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