Hey Guys, having a little trouble getting the pm.deleteUI( self, window=True ) method to work. I have created a basic window class. So I can create the instance and show it but when I call the DeleteMyWindow method I an error that Maya cannot find the instance. However if I print test I get the instance. Any thoughts?
Your delete method is trying to delete the class instance. It should be
Also – don’t forget to derive from
object in Python 2.7 classes:
class TestWin(object): #etc
Thanks for the help Theodox, I got it
I tried pm.deleteUI(self.window) and I got the same error however when I tried setting up the method this way it worked.
I am new to setting up classes and transitioning over to Pymel and I am not sure what you mean by " Also – don’t forget to derive from
object in Python 2.7 classes:" Did I do something wrong setting up this Class?
So instead of doing
self = pm.window(), try
self.window = pm.window(), and try that same pattern for the other elements you’re creating.
Basically by saying
self = you’re just overriding the local name of
self.some_name = is setting an attribute on the instance, which you can refer to in other methods, by doing