Using mapy with Crimson Editor

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 Here is a brief explanation on how to setup mapy with "Crimson Editor":

mapy 1.2+ has some problems with Crimson Editor.
  • Download and install latest version of mapy.
  • Add your mapy installation folder to system path.
  • Add this line to your userSetup.mel:
  • commandPort -eo -n ":2255";

                 *Add it to the end of userSetup.mel.

  • Restart maya.
  • Download Crimson Editor and install it.
  • Open Crimson Editor and in the Tools menu click on preferences.

  • Create a new tool for your self in User Tools section.

                    * The command should be the path to mapy.exe.

                    *If you want command output of maya, make sure "Capture output" is checked.

  • Now your setting is finished. Don't forgot to set a hotkey for yourself.

  • That's it. Now you can write your scripts, an with a hotkey (for example F5) the command are inside maya. Also Crimson Editor supports many programming languages include MEL.


    • For fast response, close your script editor in Maya.

    Maya Shelf:

  • You can also run mapy inside maya. A python script is provided for this purpose. You can download it Here .Change 10th line of based on your editor and Add it to your shelf.

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