Lost Adventurer, Aleks Kirilenko (3D)
LC #42 Pipers Alley

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01-29-2011, 03:36 AM
still new at this but how would I go about storing gauss into a variable. I tried doing this

$Random = "gauss (1,5)"

print $Random

but it just actually prints it and not the resulting value

01-29-2011, 04:52 AM
remove the quotes

$Random = gauss (1,5);
print $Random

01-29-2011, 05:04 AM
ahh!!! so simple thx much

01-29-2011, 06:41 AM
I think you should read some book or watch some dvd before asking questions.

It is obvious that you don't know fundamental things like data types (strings,floats,ints ,etc...)

01-29-2011, 10:03 AM
yeah, double-quotes " define a literal string, but like Ginodauri said, you should at least read the introduction to MEL documents in Maya, this kind of question (and your other I answered) are below even a basic remedial level... (no offence! ;) :) )

Maya > F1 > User Guide > General > MEL and Expressions > ...


01-29-2011, 04:57 PM
ok np thx for the input

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