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Environment variables required in MESA_Config.bat

%STEAMDIR%
This parameter is necesary to determine the location of Steam and tools for each game using the Source engine and provides tools and content for Mod Maker.

%MESADIR%
This is the path to where extracted MESA (the root directory that contains the bin, projects, icons and scripts) .

%MAYAVERSION%
This parameter is necessary so that when you run the batch file that copies the MESA Shelf in the Directory “Maya/prefs/Shelves/”
which is logically: c:/USER/DOCUMENTS/Maya/[VERSION]/prefs/shelves/

The choice depends on the version of Maya you use.
To use Maya 2014 , you must to define "2014-x64" because there is no more x86 version of maya 2014 (without the quotes).

Some Examples:

Maya Version Value
Maya 2016 2016
Maya 2015 2015-x64
Maya 2014 2014-x64
Maya 2013 64 bits 2013-x64
Maya 2013 32 bits 2013
Maya 2012 64 bits 2012-x64
Maya 2012 32 bits 2012
Maya 2011 32 bits 2011

%MAYA_SCRIPT_PATH%
Don’t Edit that value !
This Variable Extend the environement variable that maya check at the startup, it will simpy add the path within mesa directory , so maya can found the MESA scripts.

%XBMLANGPATH%
Don’t Edit that Value !
It simply points to the icons folder within the mesa directories.

%STEAMUSER%
This variable is not used anymore !
This is the name used to register your Steam account. This information helps to build the path to the directory “sourcesdk/source2009 /”, “sourcesdk/bin/source2007 /”, etc. ..
This is absolutely necessary if you are using version 2009, 2007 and 2006 (ep1, Orangebox) of the source sdk.

— red | updated : 15 Nov 2015