Using Cutter to Source a template
Cutter can automatically source a the Slim template in Maya. The following steps outline the process.
The number of the port that is opened by the commandPort statement is important only in as much as it must match Cutters preferences - figure 1. Notice the IP address field has been left blank. If Maya is running on the same computer as Cutter there is no need to specify the computers IP address. However, if you are working on two computers then the IP Address field must match the computer that is running Maya.
CommandPort & Windows 7
To open a Maya port on Windows 7 the
commandPort -n "localhost:2222"; commandPort -n ":2222";
This is similar to Vista. However, with
Vista "localhost" is preceded with a colon ie.
So What Happens?
When a Slim template document is executed (alt+e or control+e) Cutter "tells" Maya to source
a Mel script that instructs RfM Pro to,
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