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abxRenderLayers 1.6.0 for Maya (maya script)

Powerful tools to manage, export, and rebuild Maya's Render Layers

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Last Modified:06/16/2015
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Fix Broken Render Layers!!

Maya's render layers are notoriously stubborn, often breaking when reopening scenes or when working with referencing in a production pipeline. I designed these tools to overcome and recover scenes and render layers suffering from these problems. This script extends the Layer Editor menus to include function to do the following:

    - repairs and recovers locked render layers caused by referencing
    - instantly rebuild all render layers, even locked layers
    - import and export your render layers between scene files
    - diagnose locked layers to find out what nodes are missing
    - interface to list and remove individual layer members, overrides, and shader overrides


        source and execute abxRenderLayers();
        Your render layer editor menu will change from "Layers" to "abxLayers" and you'll find new menu items there as well as the right-click menu's for each layer.

        Check The Forums Tab for Documentation and Tips on Using abxRenderLayers to fix broken renderLayers


        Update (March 17th, 2011)
        - fixed bug on overridden connections causing rebuilds to error

        Update (July 22nd, 2012)
        - fixed bug preventing it from supporting future versions
        - now matches maya's behavior of handling name clash overrides

        Update (June 16th, 2015)
        - added a reference purge for the layer to remove unclean ref edits that bloat scenes up

        - import multiple render layers at once
        - prevents children of render layer members from adding themselves when reimporting
        - added support for Maya 2016

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