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    Since the C++ and Python API present the same classes and functions, Python developers can also consult the C++ documentation.

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    • R19, R20 : the used Cinema 4D version;
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    • plugin migration: porting older plugins to the Cinema R20 SDK;
    • project setup: creating new project files using the projectdefinition.txt file;
    • project tool: using the Project Tool;
    • api + issue: issues with the API;
    • **documentation + issue: issues in the documentation;
    • sdk + issue: issues in the example projects.

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    MAXON's SDK Team