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Diving into MEL - Maya Scripting Tutorial

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Part 1 Notions

 

 Getting to know the MEL command reference page

 Argument types, flags and properties of a command

 Getting familiar with the script editor

 How to get help for a command from the script editor

 How to get an auto completion option in the script editor

 The basics of Syntax and good style in MEL

 The importance of blank spaces and comments

 Using different tabs to test parts of a script

 The different data types: int float and string

 Declaring variables and assigning values to them

 What are vectors and what can i do with them?

 Arrays, Lists and Matrices and how to declare them

 Changing attributes with MEL

 passing the value of an attribute into a variable

 the commands getAttr and setAttr and how to use them

 Connecting attributes with the connectAttr command

 What are procedures and how to declare them

 procedures that return values and how to declare them

 passing arguments into a procedure

 calling procedures

 getting familiar with the "edit" and "query" properties in a command

 editing commands

 querying values from the arguments of a command

 Using UI elements to interact with a script

 creating a simple window with MEL

 the different types of layouts and how to set them up

 adding Tabs, menus to a window

 adding menu items to a menu

 creating buttons, checkboxes, radio buttons and sliders

 adding commands to UI elements

 

 

Part 2 The Menger Sponge

 

 Use MEL to create complicated mathematical objects, such as this cube fractal

 understanding the logic of the menger sponge 

 understanding loops, and using them to create 3d objects

 using loops inside loops

 understanding the different iteration levels in the Menger Sponge

 creating the generateSponge procedure

 creating a secodary procedure that will pass arguments to the generateSponge procedure

 finishing the Menger Sponge Generator

 Creating the menger Sponge Generator window

 Adding buttons that will dictate the number of oterations the sponge will have

 Querying the state of selection of a button

 grouping objects with MEL

 Checking the existance of objects and UI elements

 and much more!

 

Part 1 Notions Getting to know the MEL command reference page Argument types, flags and properties of a command Getting familiar with the script editor How to get help for a command from the script editor How to get an auto completion op
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