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RS Distribute#

About#

Distribute overlapping objects based on their bounding box.

Example

Screenshot

Installation#

Compatibility#

Maya 2018 2019 2020 2022 2023

How to install#

  1. Extract RS_Distribute.pyc from RS_ToolPack1_MAYAVERSION.zip (depending on your Maya Version)

  2. Copy RS_Distribute.pyc to :

    Windows

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    \Users\USERNAME\Documents\maya\MAYAVERSION\prefs\scripts
    

    Linux

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    $HOME/maya/MAYAVERSION/prefs/scripts
    

    Mac

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    $HOME/Library/Preferences/Autodesk/maya/MAYAVERSION/prefs/scripts
    
  3. Launch / Restart Maya

  4. In Maya, open a Python Tab in the Script Editor and execute :

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    import RS_Distribute as RSDis
    RSDis.MainClassRSDistribute()
    

    Attention

    Please make sure that there are no Space characters in front of each code line.

Interface#

Screenshot

Tool Menu#

Info

The Tool menu is located in the top right corner of the toolkit.

  1. Up arrow closes all tabs

  2. Down arrow opens all tabs

  3. The Screenshot icon opens a new window with information about the tool

Distribute#

How to use

  1. Select multiple overlapping objects
  2. Set your options
  3. Click Distribute Objects to run the script