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Renaming objects in Maya (beginner)


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If you've ever done any scripting in Maya or even tried to clean up you scene a bit I'm sure you've run into some of Maya's quirks with how it handles object names. Specifically it gets real tricky when dealing with nodes that share duplicated names and renaming whole chains of nodes.

To help demystify what's going on I thought I'd run through the development of a 'rename' tool that will cover ways I've found to resolve these issues.


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