Qt Designer, PySide2 and Maya

Maya (2017+)
1 hour 2 minutes
Chris Zurbrigg

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Learn how to create great looking user interfaces for Maya using Qt Designer, Python and PySide2.
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8 Videos (1 hour 2 minutes)

00 - Introduction

A brief overview of using Qt Designer with Maya including strengths, weaknesses and limitations.

01 - Installing Qt Designer

A look at two different options for getting Qt Designer up and running. The first is to use the Qt Designer standalone application included with Maya and the second is to download and install Qt Creator.

02 - Quick Start (Part 1)

The first of two videos walking through the entire process of creating a UI in Qt Designer and loading it in Maya. It is intended to give viewers a high level understanding of the entire process.

03 - Quick Start (Part 2)

This video will complete the quick start example by loading the Qt Designer UI file, created in the previous lesson, in Maya.

04 - Exploring the Interface

A short tour of the Qt Designer interface.

05 - Qt Creator/Designer Differences

Although the functionality for creating UIs in Qt Creator and Qt Designer is the same, there are some differences that viewers should be aware of.

06 - Layouts (Part 1)

This lesson takes a detailed look at the two methods for creating layouts in Qt Designer.

07 - Layouts (Part 2)

Continuing on from the last lesson, this video covers, in detail, each of the layout types and how to work with them in Qt Designer.

Additional videos coming soon...