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03-17-2005, 03:40 AM
Hey gurus, I've been scouring the dictionary for this one (damn, max has a lot of file operations!), but I can't seem to find a function for grabbing the name of the currently open maxfile. Am I stupid, or is it slightly more obscure than a simple getCurrentFile?

03-17-2005, 03:58 AM
there's a system global called maxFileName that holds this name.

hOpe this helps,

03-17-2005, 04:31 AM
You just got your own entry in the MAXScript Reference's FAQ section! :)

The 7.5 revision of the help will contain a FAQ topic explaining the maxFilePath and maxFileName globals. (Yes, you are not the first one to ask about them this week!)

03-17-2005, 06:11 AM
Yay! Thanks guys. How's the DVD coming along Bobo?

03-17-2005, 09:44 PM
Yay! Thanks guys. How's the DVD coming along Bobo?

It is ready and about to ship!
Watch http://www.cg-academy.net for an announcement
(although I guess Chris will post a message here when it is available).

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