This command is used to delete a dynamic attribute from a node or nodes. The attribute can be specified by using either the long or short name. Only one dynamic attribute can be deleted at a time. Static attributes cannot be deleted. Children of a compound attribute cannot be deleted. You must delete the complete compound attribute. This command has no edit capabilities. The only query ability is to list all the dynamic attributes of a node. In query mode, return type is based on queried flag.
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Derived from mel command maya.cmds.deleteAttr
import pymel.core as pm pm.createNode( 'planet', n='mars' ) # Result: nt.Unknown(u'mars') # pm.addAttr( ln='martians', sn='mr', at='double' ) pm.addAttr( ln='greenMen', sn='gm', at='double' ) # Delete an attribute named mr/martians. pm.deleteAttr( 'mars', at='mr' ) # Alternative syntax pm.deleteAttr( 'mars.greenMen' ) # Query for the list of dynamic attributes. pm.deleteAttr( 'mars', q=True )