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This tool adjusts the volume of a scaled object. I use this mostly on the head ctrls of rigs that don't already have a squash and stretch deformation when scaled.
After scaling the object, select the axis you scaled it on and press "Adjust volume" to apply. When adjusting the scale again, you need to press the button again. Note:
Since the other scale axis' will be used to make the adjustements, any existing scale values on those axis' will be changed.
Paste the MEL files in your Maya scripts forlder: C:\Users\?User?\Documents\maya\?version?\scripts
and run this MEL line inside Maya: svm_fixStretchRatio_UI();
(you can make a shelf button for that) Or put the files in any location and source them with a button, but don't forget the command: svm_fixStretchRatio_UI(); To remove the tool out of your maya, simply delete the files.
A THANK YOU: I want to thank my friend Kris Borghs for the idea and the initial raw version of the code for this tool.