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paintEffectsDisplay is NOT undoable, queryable, and NOT editable.

Command to set the global display methods for paint effects items

Return value


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


paintEffects, stroke, brush, pfxGeometry, pfxHair, pfxToon


Long name (short name) Argument types Properties
meshDrawEnable(me) boolean createquery
Set whether mesh draw is enabled on objects

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.

Python examples

import maya.cmds as cmds

cmds.paintEffectsDisplay( meshDrawEnable=True )
meshDrawEnabled = cmds.paintEffectsDisplay(query=True, me=True)