Hypershade Functionality

Maya 2011 introduced a newly designed Hypershade window (Window images Rendering Editors images Hypershade). Nevertheless, the window's tabs, menus, and work areas remain virtually identical to earlier versions of the software. In addition, Maya 2012 uses the same Hypershade layout as Maya 2011. Figure 1.9 illustrates the key areas of the window.

Figure 1.9: The Maya 2011 and 2012 Hypershade window with (A) Create tab rollout column, which includes the Favorites, Maya, mental ray, and Autodesk Materials (2012) sections, (B) node list ...

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