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sm_channel_tools

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to use:

unzip the sm_channelTools_python.zip file and place the five pyc files into

[documents]/maya/[version]/prefs/scripts/

BE SURE to use the correct files from the corresponding version folders in the zip file.

2020 - 2020

2022 - 2022

2023 - 2023

2024 - 2024

to launch the standalone UI in Maya  use the following:

import sm_channel_tools

sm_channel_tools.UI()

for a video overview please check here:

https://youtu.be/Qttjt-s6gtY


Maya tools:

  • Easily manipulate your channels in the ChannelBox. create, move, lock/unlock/ hide/unhide/
  • Includes a stand alone UI
  • Add buttons to top of Channel box !! 
  • Quick Create of channels
  • Quick set channels (lock/unlock/keyable/nonkeyable/mute/unmute/ recover hidden channels)
  • Reset to defaults  ( set new defaults)
  • MoveChannels *(without losing connections) (Up,Down,Top,Bottom)
  • Quick linking of channels
  • Quick Insert nodes into connections ( add/mult/reverse/clamp/blendColors/etc)


update v 2.0

update 4.0

  • bug Fix on lock/unlock etc of multiple objects and channels
  • moved the Lock N Hide button to the right
  • added marking menu to "reset" to open the channel tools window
  • bug fixes in the node tools for naming of nodes

update 5.0

  • fix for connect same channel bug
  • fix for channel conflict locking/unlocking
  • added quickMultiChannel to r/d ( makes 5 of float channels. of that name) but can be hand scripted:   

sm_channel_tools.multi_channel(name, min, max, chan_type,defaultValue = 0, amt = 5)

  • channel window added to "defaults"  marking menu in channelBox buttons

update 6.0

  • some previous bug fixes..
  • python 3.0 / maya 2022 ready !!! 

update 6.5

recompiled for maya2022 and python 3 

update 8.0

  • new icons! 
  • added sm_multiConnectWin !!! 
  • added quick insert buttons

update 8.5

  • multiConnect window updates
  • attr window added ( to find connections)
  • get constraint ( selects incoming constraint drivers)
  • update to create proxy channel
  • video of updates here -> https://youtu.be/sO1PNFlv2p4

version 9.0

  • added query and edit channel limits!
  • also added 2023 compiled version!!

version 10.0

  • added copy / paste buttons
  • updated the main buttons with marking menus
  • add checkbox for limits


10.2

  • Maya 2023 support !

12.0 update

  • some bug fixes
  • insert frame cache ! ( inserts a frameCache node to animation)
  • add time offset ! ( adds a time offset (add) node to the animation)
  • rangeChannels UI ! ( interactive ranging of channels )

13 updates

  • enum
  • multi add channel
  • quickControlWin update

10.5 zip file also contains update for 2024 !

I plan on adding and updating this script as I use it and hear feedback. 

stephenkmann@gmail.com

tags: autodesk Maya 

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