Dirty when visibility or enabled changes

  • On 20/10/2017 at 02:51, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    I have an object plugin and I want to detect when the Visibility (Editor or Rendered) or Enabled of the child  object changes?

    I am checking IsDirty in GetVirtualObjects(), but the child is not dirty when I change the Visibility or Enabled.

    dirty = child.IsDirty(c4d.DIRTY_MATRIX | c4d.DIRTY_DATA | c4d.DIRTY_CACHE)

  • On 23/10/2017 at 22:14, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    Hi Pim, thanks for writing us.

    From a brief test I can't reproduce the issue you mentioned since the code below properly regenerates "new" geometry every time render/editor visibility is changed or the object is turned on/off.

      def GetVirtualObjects(self, op, hh) :  
          if op is None or hh is None:  
              return None  
          child = op.GetDown()  
          if not child:   
              return None  
          childDirty = child.IsDirty(c4d.DIRTY_MATRIX | c4d.DIRTY_DATA | c4d.DIRTY_CACHE)      
          cache = op.GetCache()  
          if not childDirty and cache is not None:  
              print "cache"  
              return cache  
              print "regenerated"  
          sphere = c4d.BaseObject(c4d.Osphere)  
          return sphere      

    Maybe I didn't properly get your point?

    Best, Riccardo

  • On 31/10/2017 at 00:52, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    Sorry, together with the answers in the other post, the issue is now solved and I guess you are correct.
    I took the wrong approach.


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