Maya 2022 and output windows

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Todd Widup

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May 6, 2021, 7:30:22 PMMay 6
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so while Maya doesnt open the output window by default now, its still there.
In the past, I used it to print info to instead of the script editor as its faster.
in python 2.7 i used sys.__stdout__.write(), which isnt used in in Python 3...so is there a way to print to the output window in Maya 2022 now?

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Marcus Ottosson

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May 7, 2021, 1:42:40 AMMay 7
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I recently asked this very same question on the Autodesk forums, and yes, the solution is to simply call flush() afterwards. :D

sys.__stdout__.write("Hello world!")
sys.__stdout__.flush()

It’s available and harmless in Python 2 as well.


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Alok Gandhi

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May 7, 2021, 8:38:21 AMMay 7
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At least on latest macOS Big Sur, the print to console still works without the need to use flush()

Additionally, setting the env var PYTHONUNBUFFERED to a non empty value would cause the output to go to the terminal without being buffered.

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