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Stephen Blair asked ·

How can I get rid of the mental ray nodes in my Maya scenes files?

I keep getting this warning when I load older scenes:

In some scenes, it's enough to turn off Display > DAG Objects Only in the outliner and then delete the mental* nodes, but that doesn't work in every scene.

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Marcel De Jong answered ·

This MEL script is what I've been using, don't remember the origination, but it works!

  • Download the attached file.
  • Rename it to cleanup_mayatomr.mel
  • Load into a MEL tab in the script editor.
  • Run it

cleanup-mayatomrmel.txt


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Paste in your script editor and run, should clean out your file .. then save and voila.

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Sweet. Thanks for sharing this Marcel. Will try it out.

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Armonabennett Armonabennett answered ·

THANKYOU - saved my rig.

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