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whatsNewHighlight [-highlightColor float float float] [-highlightOn boolean] [-showStartupDialog boolean]

whatsNewHighlight is undoable, queryable, and NOT editable.

This command is used to toggle the What's New highlighting feature, and the display of the settings dialog for the feature that appears on startup.

Return value


In query mode, return type is based on queried flag.


highlightColor, highlightOn, showStartupDialog
Long name (short name) Argument types Properties
-highlightOn(-ho) boolean createquery
Toggle the What's New highlighting feature. When turned on, menu items and buttons introduced in the latest version will be highlighted.
-highlightColor(-hc) float float float createquery
Set the color of the What's New highlight. The arguments correspond to the red, green, and blue color components. Each color component ranges in value from 0.0 to 1.0.
-showStartupDialog(-ssd) boolean createquery
Set whether the settings dialog for this feature appears on startup.

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 be used more than once in a command.

MEL examples

// Turn on What's New highlighting if not already on.
if(!`whatsNewHighlight -q -highlightOn`) {
	whatsNewHighlight -highlightOn true;

// Turn off What's New highlighting startup dialog if it is set to appear.
if(`whatsNewHighlight -q -showStartupDialog`) {
	whatsNewHighlight -showStartupDialog false;