MEL Preferences


Display errors and warnings - Toggles the display of errors, warings and info in the sidebar.

Smart indent - When enabled, Charcoal Editor will create indents according to code structure.

Insert closing '}' - When enabled, Charcoal Editor will insert matching curly braces.

Include '$' in double-click selection - When double-clicking to select text, include leading '$' in the selection. (e.g. MEL variables)

Auto-complete updates Quick Help - Auto-completion updates the Quick Help search bar if the completed text is a Maya command.


The auto-complete checkboxes control how and when the auto-complete dialog is displayed. By disabling all checkboxes, auto-complete will never be displayed.

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