View Full Version : MEL in C++
11 November 2003, 01:57 PM
This is my first topic.
I have some Mel scripts. Can I use mel commands ( my mel scripts )in C++ ? If I can How ?
I want to create a GUI and some tools. Where can I start ?
Do you have any tutorial about Mel in C++ ?
11 November 2003, 02:34 PM
why would you wanna slow your c++ interface down by drawing from mel?
check the sdk docs (close + carefully) and you'll find the answers to your questions.
my 2 peenys worth!
11 November 2003, 02:54 PM
I'd check out david gould's book "complete maya programming"
it really covers the api more than any other book i've seen, and has some mel too, though for mel I prefer mark wilkin's book.
oh, and while most of the time mel does slow things down, it is sometimes necessary.
11 November 2003, 03:54 PM
@brubin; My Mel knowledge is better than C++.
I will look at "complete maya programming"
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