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.

polySelectEditCtx is undoable, queryable, and editable.

Create a new context to select and edit polygonal objects

Return value

stringThe context name

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


Long name (short name) Argument types Properties
mode(m) int createqueryedit
which mode to work on. Available modes are 1-loop and 2-ring

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

# Create a poly plane
cmds.polyPlane(w=10, h=10, sx=5, sy=5, n='pPlane1')

# Create a new poly select and edit context, then switch to it