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Installing Plugin

Step 1: Download using link in Customer Links document provided to you by Yadle.

Step 2: Unzip

Step 3: Move extracted yadle folder to any centralized location on your organizations network that users can access.

User Setup

Step 1: Look for C:\Users\<username>\Documents\maya\<version>\Maya.env. You can check if the file exists using PowerShell.

PS > Test-Path -Path “C:\Users\<username>\Documents\maya\<version>\Maya.env” -PathType Leaf

Output of command will be True if file exists or False if it does not.

  • a. If this file already exists, open with text editor, and look for a line that sets MAYA_MODULE_PATH.

    • i. If this line exists, add path to yadle folder. Separating paths with semicolon “;”.

      MAYA_MODULE_PATH = <existing/maya/module/path>; <central_network_location>\yadle
    • ii. If this line does not exist, append following line:

      MAYA_MODULE_PATH = <central_network_location>\yadle
  • b. If this file does not exist, then create it and add the following line.

    • MAYA_MODULE_PATH = <central_network_location>\yadle

Step 2: Open Maya. On Maya’s menu bar, go to Yadle > Launch App to launch Yadle Maya plug-in.

Step 3: Enter your Yadle username and password. Click Login.