Detect single click



  • Hello PluginCafe! :)

    As I know c4d.MSG_EDIT detects double click, but what's the best way of detecting a single click on the object's icon in object manager? 😁



  • Hi merkvilson, thanks for reaching out us.

    With regard to your question, there's unfortunately no means to detect single click in the Object Manager via current API.

    Best, Riccardo



  • Ok. Thanks for the info :)

    regarding c4d.MSG_EDIT

    • Allows to perform some action when element is edited, e.g. if the user edits an object double-clicking it in the Object Manager.

    seems like double-clicking detection is just one of its features. what else can it do? what are other examples?



  • Hi merkvilson, thanks for following up.

    With regard to the MSG_EDIT it's actually dispatched just when double-click event is executed by the user.
    What is then executed depends on what is implemented in the NodeData::Message() method when the MSG_EDIT message is received in a certain NodeData.
    An example on how the double-click event in the ObjectManager works can be found via the Physical Sky, where, double clicking on the icon in the OM, just opens the Sky Manager UI.

    Best, Riccardo


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