The Crimlin Tutorials

MAYA - MEL

I have been asked several times about how to get started with writing Mel, so I decided to put together this tutorial for people who are interested in Maya development.


This tutorial has been currently rated as:
Rate this Tutorial :

Contrary to other classic 3d package, Maya has not dedicated tools to spread objects and it is often asked how to indeed. Placing each objects would be stupid and exhausting. In this article, I demonstrate five methods from my own experience/analysis and some talking boards threads.


This tutorial has been currently rated as:
Rate this Tutorial :

And welcome to Maya expression tutorial , in this tutorial I will show you how to rotate, scale, and spin your objects thorough expressions using Maya, so lets get started.


This tutorial has been currently rated as:
Rate this Tutorial :

Show how to make a bunch of butterflies fly around.


This tutorial has been currently rated as:
Rate this Tutorial :

This tutorial will show you how to set up and create a custom function for your scripts to access.


This tutorial has been currently rated as:
Rate this Tutorial :

This is the first of several tutorials on MEL. We’ll be starting from the very beginning with this article, and quickly picking up speed in the future. By the end of this article you will have learned what a MEL command is and how to interpret its different parts, how to quickly automate simple tasks using MEL, and, finally, how to build a small piece of custom UI.


This tutorial has been currently rated as:
Rate this Tutorial :

In this article we will go over:
  1. Several new MEL commands
  2. Variables, data types, and arrays
  3. Return values and assignment
  4. A basic loop
  5. Some tips on how to design and write complex scripts
  6. Your very own mass-object-renaming-search-and-replace script

This tutorial has been currently rated as:
Rate this Tutorial :

In this article we will go over:

  1. The online MEL Command Reference
  2. UI layouts and controls
  3. Turntable animation

This tutorial has been currently rated as:
Rate this Tutorial :