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Mixing PyQt4 and Maya UI objects
from PyQt4 import QtCore, QtGui
import maya.cmds as cmds
import maya.OpenMayaUI as mui
import sip
class MyDialog(QtGui.QDialog):
def __init__(self, parent, **kwargs):
super(MyDialog, self).__init__(parent, **kwargs)
self.setObjectName("MyWindow")
self.resize(800, 600)
self.setWindowTitle("PyQt ModelPanel Test")
self.verticalLayout = QtGui.QVBoxLayout(self)
self.verticalLayout.setContentsMargins(0,0,0,0)
# need to set a name so it can be referenced by maya node path
self.verticalLayout.setObjectName("mainLayout")
# First use SIP to unwrap the layout into a pointer
# Then get the full path to the UI in maya as a string
layout = mui.MQtUtil.fullName(long(sip.unwrapinstance(self.verticalLayout)))
cmds.setParent(layout)
paneLayoutName = cmds.paneLayout()
# Find a pointer to the paneLayout that we just created
ptr = mui.MQtUtil.findControl(paneLayoutName)
# Wrap the pointer into a python QObject
self.paneLayout = sip.wrapinstance(long(ptr), QtCore.QObject)
self.cameraName = cmds.camera()[0]
self.modelPanelName = cmds.modelPanel("customModelPanel", label="ModelPanel Test", cam=self.cameraName)
# Find a pointer to the modelPanel that we just created
ptr = mui.MQtUtil.findControl(self.modelPanelName)
# Wrap the pointer into a python QObject
self.modelPanel = sip.wrapinstance(long(ptr), QtCore.QObject)
# add our QObject reference to the paneLayout to our layout
self.verticalLayout.addWidget(self.paneLayout)
def showEvent(self, event):
super(MyDialog, self).showEvent(event)
# maya can lag in how it repaints UI. Force it to repaint
# when we show the window.
self.modelPanel.repaint()
def show():
# get a pointer to the maya main window
ptr = mui.MQtUtil.mainWindow()
# use sip to wrap the pointer into a QObject
win = sip.wrapinstance(long(ptr), QtCore.QObject)
d = MyDialog(win)
d.show()
return d
try:
dialog.deleteLater()
except:
pass
dialog = show()
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