Artists Guide to MEL

Discover creative alternative uses for MEL. Learn Maya Embedded Language (MEL) with an artist-driven approach and add greater flexibility in your workflow. Software required: Maya 8.5 or higher.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jun 11, 2007
Duration
4h 0m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jun 11, 2007
Duration
4h 0m
Description

Discover creative alternative uses for MEL. Learn Maya Embedded Language (MEL) with an artist-driven approach and add greater flexibility in your workflow. Contains over 4 hours of intuitive project-based training. Ideal for artists new to MEL. Popular highlights include: Creating if/for Loops; Storing Scripts as Procedures; Sourcing and Executing; Multi-line MEL Scripts; Opening External Applications with MEL; Building Custom Marking Menus; Variable Naming Conventions; Understanding Variable Types; Building an Incremental Save Script; Concatenating Strings and Integers; Get Attributes into Variables; Using If Statements; Expressions in Expression Editor; Creating ScriptNodes; Accessing Array Contents; Building User Interfaces; Building Custom Tools; Using Match and Substitute Strings. Software required: Maya 8.5 or higher.

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