For the sake of practicality, Maya's main menus are grouped in what are called menu sets. These menu sets include groups of menus and tools that are meant to accommodate different tasks, such as polygon modeling, rendering, animation, etc.
These main menus, as well as others in the Maya interface, can be conveniently torn off for even quicker and easier access when working with speed and efficiency is vital. Learn how to take advantage of these features by watching this video.
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