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Octogonal Hole 1.0.0 for Maya (maya script)

Creates an octogonal hole from a center vertex of 4 faces

License
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1,392 Downloads

Compatibility

  • 2015

Operating Systems

  • Windows

History

Created:06/29/2016
Last Modified:06/29/2016
File Size: 4.12 KB

Keywords

Octogon, modeling

First of all thanks for taking a look and / or using it. If you enjoy using the scripts feel free to share as long as I am credited for the script. If you have any ideas for scripts or tool feel free to contact me. Thanks again.

How to install:


1. Copy / move the OctagoneHole.py in your Documents\maya\version\scripts
2. In Maya, open the script editor
3. Make a new python tab or empty an existing python tab

    Command menu > New Tab > Click Python from the pop up.

4. Paste the code below into the script editor!

import OctagonHole
OctagonHole.octagonal_hole()

4.1 The best value is 0.5, you can make different hole size by giving it a custom value. This is as followed:

import OctagonHole
OctagonHole.octagonal_hole(value=CUSTOMVALUE)

By doing this you can make multiple buttons, each with a different value

5. Select the code and click + drag it to the desired shelf. Click Python again in the pop up window.

6. For editing the label and icon: right click the new icon and choose Edit and go to the Shelves tab of the window

I will try to expand and improve the script to be more user friendly for scaling (read value)
Hope you enjoy using it. 


How to use:

1. Select a vertext which has 4 adjecent egdes (center of a cross)
2. Run the script
3. Repeat

Please keep in mind that selecting multiple vertices won't work.
You can use the "G" key to repeat the action after selecting a new vertex. 

Please use the Bug System to report any bugs.
Please use the Feature Requests to give me ideas.
Please use the Support Forum if you have any questions or problems.
Please rate and review in the Review section.

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