Free Helper Tool: Object Inspector for MaxScript beginners

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Hi,

so you want to learn more about MaxScripting?

Then you should know about the kind of objects, their properties, methods and interfaces.
It can be quite time consuming to search about this everytime or type  showProperties $ on selected objects and switch between the Listener and your editor.

Entering: My little MaxScript Object Inspector.

I was tired of typing and have cluttered output in extra scripts for properties, interfaces the class and superClass of objects.

So now you can use this little tool to explore any 3ds Max object or even little code snippets:

  • works on selection or code snippet from text field
  • ShowProperties
  • ShowInterfaces
  • Class and SuperClass

The query creates a dynamic ListBox rollout, where you can select one item and it gets copied to your clipboard.
 
Note: The Code Textfield actually runs the code. I.e. "sphere()" creates a sphere and runs the query command on it.
It get's selected afterwards and you have the "Delete" button to remove it quickly.
 
Side effect:
I wanted to learn more about dynamically created Max Script rollouts and content. What a mindf***..
The code is probalby not clean and you can do stuff much easier and better.
Feel free to explore the script and enhance it!
Download the ms file. Simply open and run it from the 3ds Max Script Editor.

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Neat. :)

Neat. :)

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