Summary of Cutter's Features
Compiling and Building a Rif Plugin
On linux and MacOSX Cutter creates and executes a makefile
that it automatically generates and maintains. On Windows Cutter creates
and runs a ".bat" file that references a Microsoft Visual Studio file named
Setting the C++ Path
Windows users must have the MicroSoft Visual Studio (MVS) software installed on their
computer. Cutter uses a MVS file named "vcvarsx86_amd64.bat" to perform command line compiling,
linking and building of .dll files. Go to the
Linux and OSX users do not have to make any changes to the Cutter's Cpp preferences.
Setting the Devkit Path
All users must set the path to the devkit resouces. For example, on OSX it might be,
Header file Lookup
When editing a rif plugin source code file a popup menu (right mouse click) can be used to refer to a selected item. For example, to find the declaration of RiPointsV method...
Pixar header files may be conventiently opened by right mouse clicking on their name - figure 5.
After entering the first 3 characters of a word Cutter will open a typing completion popup menu. The tab key will insert the selected item.
Lookup of Pixar's RifPlugin Documentation
Alt + double clicking on a word will open a browser and reference the rif plugin web page.
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