Text Filter 1.0.0 (maya script)

This tool allows the user to select, hide, delete etc. Objects according to a "Text Filter" ( acting like SideFX Houdini's filter )

Textfilterui

License Type:

Freeware

File ID:

46001

File Size:

104.3 KB

Created / Updated:

Aug 04, 2012 / Aug 07, 2012

Owner:

Cetras3d   More free downloads from this user See users marketplace items See this users portfolio Send a Private Message

Platforms:

windows

Downloaded:

130

Maya:

2011, 2012, 2013

Tags:

maya, show, hide, tool, filter, text, *, houdini, type


This tool allows the user to select, hide, delete etc. Objects according to a "Text Filter" ( acting like SideFX Houdini's filter ).

How to install:

 
Copy the .py and .ui file in your "userFolder/documents/maya/mayaVersion/scripts"
Open a script editor then in a new python tab type:
import selectByFilter
reload(selectByFilter)
from selectByFilter import *
ui.show(uiPath)

 
Then execute it, you can also drag and drop these lines to a shelves and use the .png icon.
How the Text Filter works with the * char:
 
  • "*" means all objects
  • "*red*" means all object's with a name including the word red ( "Character_red_01", "reddish_object", "red" etc.)
  • "*blue" means all object's with a name finishing by "blue" ( "Character_blue", "Flower_blue", "blue" etc.)
  • "green*" means all object's with a name starting by "green" ("green_grass","green_land","green")
  • "word" means only the object which has this name ("word")
The background of the text filter field color :
 
  • Grey if no object matches the filter
  • Light Green if one object matches the filter
  • Green if two or more object match the filter
Other options:
Show and Hide button to hide and show objects by categories, allows to user to isolate the selected object.
About button to have information about the tool and check update online.


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