Change Camera Marking Menu (Mel Function)

Change Camera Marking Menu

This is a small tips for making marking menu for changing cameras easily. First copy the script bellow and save it as “bc_ChangeCam.mel” in any of your user script folder. Or you can download the script from here

Now go to maya and open Marking Menu Editor(Window->Settings->Marking Menu Editor). Select CommonModelingPanes and press Edit Marking Menu Button.



Right click on North East Button(Or any button you like) and select Edit Menu Item. Enter the Label as “Next Camera”. In the Command(s) field enter the bellow script



Save the button and marking menu. Now you can easily access your next camera in the screen from the modeling marking menu(like the image given bellow)

Hope this tip helps you… šŸ™‚

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Barish Chandran

Have got over 12 years of experience in Animation and VFX industry in Particle Effects, Lighting and Programming areas. I started my animation career as Dynamic FX artist and I have credit in more than 30 movie and CGI Series. Then started developing tools and programs for Animation. Now am working as Pipeline Software Developer Lead at MPC.

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