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Scene Tools 2.4.1 for Maya (maya script)

Modeless Maya File Browser and custom Open Scene Dialog with scene thumbnails and note display. Tools for dealing with playblasts, references and more...

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Last Modified:09/05/2017
File Size: 684 KB
Scene Tools v2 :

     - Scene management tools
    - Maya File Browser (Modeless File Browser)
    - Added Maya 2018 version

Scene Tools' MEL script


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    The script provides tools with the following features:
        - Modeless Maya File Browser
        - Custom Open Scene Dialog ( thumbnails, playblast, scene note display
            and referencing/importing options )
        - Reload Current/Last Opened Scene
        - Save Scene As... (avoids having to open the sometimes sluggish
            Maya File Dialog)
        - Export All/Selected... custom dialog
        - Save Scene Version
        - Current Scene Info Window
        - Scene Thumbnails and Scene Note creation ( you can choose where to
            store them. Relative to the current project root or relative to
            the opened scene file path )
        - Scene Info HUDS
        - Create Shot Camera at persp position
        - Playblast/Shot Window ( timeline popupMenu (RMB), window popupMenu (control+LMB),
            if shotCamera exists it is used in the viewport by default )
        - Create Scene Playblast
        - View Scene Playblast
        - Custom Reference File Editor (many features and remote editing,
            commandPort 7777 must be available)
        - Channel/Node Control ( lock / hide attributes, lock objects)
        - Filter/Select Node Types
        - Playback Options
        - Setup Render Resolution
        - Setup Working Units (Space, Time)
        - Reload Scene Textures
        - ChannelBox Scene Tools Buttons (doesn't work if you already have
            your own buttons)    
        - Preferences saved in optionVars
        - Autoload script at startup setup

Maya File Browser features:

        - Access to Project folders ( images, sourceimages, playblasts, ... )
        - Access to System folders ( desktop, drives, temp folder, ... )
        - Access to some Scene Tools utils ( save scene version, reload scene,
           scene info, playblast window, reference file editor )
        - Create folders
        - Create materials from image file(s). If you have some objects
          seleted the last material created will be assigned to them.
        - Delete files and empty folders
        - Docked/Floating UI
        - Execute python file name as function
        - Favorite folders
        - Horizontal/Vertical layout (paneLayout)
        - Image Viewer
        - Import Alembic files
        - Import python modules (adds the path to the sys.path if needed)
        - Import/Reference multiple files with or without namespaces
        - Import wav file into scene and set to timeline audio
        - Import OBJ sequences (select files and Left-Click --> Import as OBJ Sequence)
        - Import textures to scene (create file nodes, psdFileTex nodes for Photoshop files)
        - Open Image files in system viewer
        - Open Video files in system viewer
        - Open folder in system file explorer
        - Preferences saved in optionVars ( persistent across Maya sessions )
        - Recent files and projects
        - Rename file ( <Alt + Double-Click> on a file or <Right-Click> and choose
          'Rename file' from the menu
        - Search current folder for files. Live and on-demand. When on-demand
          you have to press the enter button to filter the file list. In Live mode
          the file list is automatically filtered while typing (scriptJob running while in this mode)
        - Select current opened scene
        - Set project from main projects list
        - Source mel scripts
        - View image sequence ( internal (fcheck) and external (tested with
          DJV Imaging on windows) ). Select an image file and
          right-click --> View Sequence (option box for setting other viewer)
        - View scene playblast

Change log:

Version: 2.4.1
Date: August 31, 2017
    - Fixed Bug introduced by Maya 2018 support (Export All/Selected... tool and others)
    - Minor UI tweaks

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