Red9, creators of the Red9 StudioPack for Maya, a powerful pack of tools and scripts aimed at speeding up workflow for animators and riggers has added a Code Inspector for the Maya script editor. Built for debugging scripts, the Code Inspector adds a new menu item to the Script Editors Marking Menu as Red9_InspectFunction which will either use the whatIs command for MEL or Python’s inspect module to lookup the source function file for the selected bit of text, if it is found, it will open up the mel or python module in the default editor on your system.
…a new menu item to the ScriptEditor RMB popup, “Red9_InspectFunction”, which uses either the whatIs command for MEL or Python’s inspect module to then lookup the source function file for the highlighted text…
For more information on the Maya Script Editor Code Inspector from Red9, you can check out the post here – or a previous post on the newest additions and new functionality to the PoseManager inlcuding a new PoseGUI with support for thumbnails and text list views and storing and loading poses directly from or to the selected objects.
The Studio Pack is designed to improve workflow for animators and riggers based on years of professional experience. The pack is all Python and validated on Maya 2008 upwards. It includes a Python Snap plugin used throughout the Animation toolset to snap nodes together regardless of pivots (this is not a simple delete(parentConstraint)) Check out the freewareRed9 StudioPack for Maya here.