Display the MESA shelf and click on the “Layer Editor” Icon.


MESA Layer Editor icon

Just click on the “Ref/phy Layer” button.


Create Layer Window

From the Layer Editor do a right click on the reference layer and choose “Membership


  • On the left column, select Reference layer
  • On the right column, select the model node and the model Shape node.


Maya RelationShip Editor

Note : If the shape node is not included, the geometry will not be exported correctly in SMD Reference format.


Guide Index, Stage (1),  Previous Stage (2), Current Stage (3), Next Stage (4), Stage 5, Stage 6
Export Guide Index, Preparing the scene, Shading, LayeringCollision and Ragdoll Setup, Cleaning the scene, Export the assets [/etable]