Finally 3ds max 2015 introduced nested layer and Scene Explorer based new Layer Explorer.
I think it is one of the the most important update for years. Of course being the first version. it has some rough edges. I hope this script smooth out the rough edges a little bit.
Some of scripts are for old layer manager functionality. Some of scripts are for nested layers. Some of scripts are for frequent user request items.
Delete Selected Layer and All Children
Delete Unused Layer
Hide/Unhide Child Nodes
Select Nodes on Selected Layer
Unhide Nodes on Selected Layer”
Unfreeze Nodes on Selected Layer
Hide/Unhide All Layers
Freeze/Unfreeze All Layers
Hide Visible Icon[+Shift to Show]
Turn off SyncSelection [+Shift to turn on]
Unhide Nodes on Current Layer
How to install
Installation is simple. Download csLEextension.zip file. Unzip and drag-and-drop csLEextension.ms file into any viewport.
You will have 12 macro script in “Layer Explorer Extension” category.
Go Customize User interface > Quads tab > Layer Explorer Quad.
Add the macro script to the quad menu.
Some of script must be in Layer Explorer Quad since it need to know what currently selected layers are.