Interface and Navigation

List of most commonly used hotkeys in Maya (default)

Rotation ALT + LEFT MOUSE
Pan ALT + MIDDLE MOUSE
Zoom ALT + RIGHT MOUSE
Panel View SPACEBAR

Selection Tool Q
Move Tool W
Rotation Tool E
Scale tool R

Rough view 1
Smooth preview 3
Wireframe 4
Shaded Display 5

Customization

Cut Tools

NOTE: Around 09:15 min we start to talk about edge flow and maintaining the curve. Typically we would NOT add multiple edges on cylinders to maintain the flow of the cylinder. We would add more divisions to the cylinder instead. This example is only for demonstartion purpose to show how Edge Flow & Edit Edge Flow option works on maintaining the curve of the object.

Snap Tools/EditPivot

List of hotkeys.

Snap to points  V
Snap to grids  X
Snap to curves  C
Move, Rotate, Scale Tool snapping  J

Enable Pivot  D

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