Autodesk Maya 2016

Autodesk Maya 2016 Support Questions, Fixes, Troubleshooting

QUESTION: How do you invert normals in Maya 2016? How do I get rid of the black when modeling? Why is there black on my model?
ANSWER: Mesh Display – Reverse to reverse the direction of the normals in texturing.

Mental Ray is Missing – Can’t find Mental Ray

Mental Ray Plugin Needs to be downloaded from Autodesk separately.  It is not included in the download.

1.  Download it here. http://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/maya/downloads/caas/downloads/content/mental-ray-plugin-for-maya-2016.html

2.  Close Maya and Reopen Maya

3.  Window – Settings/Preferences – Plug-in Manager

4.  Scroll to the bottom of the Plug-in Manager

5.  Find  Mayatomr.mll and Place a check in Loaded and Auto Load

6.  Click the X in the upper right to close.  No need to save.