Thursday, May 6, 2010

MEL: Zero Out Selected Controls

Here's a really simple script I threw together for an animator that zeros out all visible and keyable attributes on objects. It ignores visibility and scale, and any non-scalar (numeric) attributes.

Great for getting a character back into his or her neutral position.

Download Here: jgZeroOutAttrs.mel

4 comments:

  1. Great tool!
    Saves a lot of boring work.

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  3. I made it so it only does rotation now too

    I added my name to the script update.

    // Zeros out all Visible/Keyable Attributes On Selected Object(s)
    // Author: Jay Grenier, 2010 and gary eller 2014
    // Last Update: May 6th, 2010 july 21 2014
    // Notes: Source script, select object, hit button. Or, make a shelf button that calls jgZeroOutAttrsDo For help email jay@jaygrenier.com


    // **********************************************************
    // Zeros out all Visible/Keyable Attributes On Select Object(s)
    global proc jgZeroOutAttrsDo () {

    // Get Selected
    string $sel[] = `ls -sl` ;

    // Loop
    for($item in $sel) {

    // Get All Attributes
    string $attrs[] = `listAttr -v -k -s $item` ;

    // Zero Out (Not Visibility or Scale)
    for ($attr in $attrs) {
    if($attr != "visibility" && $attr != "scaleX" && $attr != "scaleY" && $attr != "scaleZ" && $attr != "translateX" && $attr != "translateY" && $attr != "translateZ") {

    string $path = ($item+"."+$attr) ;
    if(!`getAttr -l $path`) setAttr ($item+"."+$attr) 0 ;

    }

    }

    }

    }


    // **********************************************************
    // Zero Out GUI
    global proc jgZeroOutAttrs () {

    // Delete and Prefs
    if (`window -exists jgZeroOutWin`) {
    deleteUI jgZeroOutWin;
    windowPref -removeAll jgZeroOutWin ;
    }

    //Define basic window specs
    window
    -w 100
    -rtf true
    -t ""
    jgZeroOutWin ;

    columnLayout
    -adjustableColumn true
    -rowSpacing 6
    -columnOffset both 6;

    button
    -h 30
    -bgc .75 .905 1
    -l "Zero Out"
    -c "jgZeroOutAttrsDo ;" ;

    showWindow jgZeroOutWin ;

    } jgZeroOutAttrs ;

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