Maya MEL Syntax Highlighting for Notepad++

Maya MEL Syntax Highlighting for notepad++ editor. Based on updated commands from Autodesk Maya 2013.

Current Version 1.0



1. Extract the rar files to a known folder.
2. Copy userDefineLang.xml and insertExt.ini into your %appdata% notepad++ folder.
3. Open any mel file in notepad++. Syntax Highlighting should be enabled. If its still not, then u can choose Mel in the Language Menu.

if you are using the portable version of notepad++ u can overwrite the  userDefineLang.xml file in the portable notepad++ folder in  \Data\settings\.

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Version: 1.0
Updated: October 22, 2012
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  • Chris Dardis says:
    (May 7, 2012 at 7:03 am)

    Great, thanks for the update. One quick note, the RAR seems to be missing the “insertExt.ini”. Am I missing something?