Go to: Synopsis. Return value. Flags. Python examples.
Note: Strings representing object names and arguments must be separated by commas. This is not depicted in the synopsis.
textManip is undoable, queryable, and NOT editable.Shows/hides the text manip.
In query mode, return type is based on queried flag.
|Long name (short name)||Argument types||Properties|
|Flag can appear in Create mode of command||Flag can appear in Edit mode of command|
|Flag can appear in Query mode of command||Flag can have multiple arguments, passed either as a tuple or a list.|
import maya.cmds as cmds # Hide the text manip, then call headsUpMessage to draw a message in the 3d view. You can't see the message now because it's invisible cmds.textManip(v=False) cmds.headsUpMessage('Ouch!', time=5.0) # Show the text manip cmds.textManip(v=True)