Set up PyCharm for Maya

In the main screen select configure > preferences:

Open ‘Project Interpreter’:

Click on the Gear icon and ‘Add’

Select ‘System Interpreter’

Then click the … button and navigate to and select the file:

/applications/Autodesk/maya2018/Maya.app/Contents/bin/mayapy

Click ok

You should now see the maya python 2.7 interpreter:

Open the gear icon again and click “Show all”

Then click on the small folder structure icon:

In the next window click the ‘Add’ icon

Navigate to:

/Applications/Autodesk/Maya/devkit/other/pymel/extras/completion/py

And click ok:

Then click ‘OK’ again

Then in the project interpreter window click Apply:

Then OK

PyCharm should now be set up to use the Maya python library with autocomplete!