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I am starting out with Maya and just moved my object up to reveal a mystery grey wireframe which I can't work out what it is at all. It appears I can't select or interact with it at all.

I have been playing predominantly with UV Maps, potential cause?

What is it? And how can I hide/remove it?


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Did you accidentally duplicate your mesh at one point? Or were you working in NURBS? – OghmaOsiris Nov 28 '13 at 20:04
How would I be able to tell if I duplicated the mesh? I've not touched NURBS. – Josh Kahane Nov 28 '13 at 20:10
I think its called the Object window or something? It should show you all the objects in your scene. I haven't touched Maya in like 5 years, tho. – OghmaOsiris Nov 28 '13 at 20:54
That was it! Thanks. – Josh Kahane Nov 29 '13 at 16:17
@JoshKahane - I made my comment an answer. You can and mark it as accepted to close out the question. – ckpepper02 Dec 20 '13 at 16:27
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Looks to me like you have a copy of your mesh in a Reference layer.

Click the layer window and if you have a layer marked with a R next to it, click that two more times and you'll be able to select your object.

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