Unable to Modify the Input Port of the Math Node

  • Hi,

    I'm trying to create a math node and modify its corresponding Input[2]. However, it gives me an error TypeError: __setitem__ got unexpected type 'float' I tried with an integer but it also gives me an error.

    Is there a way around this?
    Thank you for looking at the problem.

    You can see the code here:

    import c4d
    # Main function
    def main():
        cube = c4d.BaseObject(c4d.Ocube)
        expresso = cube.MakeTag((c4d.Texpresso))
        nodemaster = expresso.GetNodeMaster()
        math_node = nodemaster.CreateNode(nodemaster.GetRoot(), c4d.ID_OPERATOR_MATH, None, x=0, y=0)
        # This line works
        math_node[c4d.GV_MATH_FUNCTION_ID] = 2 
        # This line does not work. The '[2000,1001]' was retrieved by dragging the Input[2] to the console. 
        math_node[2000,1001] = -1.0   
    # Execute main()
    if __name__=='__main__':

  • Hello,

    the "input" parameters are dynamically created parameters. So it appears they need a little bit more love.

    It seems to work using the fully qualified DescID and SetParamter().

    subContainerID = c4d.DescLevel(2000, c4d.DTYPE_SUBCONTAINER, c4d.ID_OPERATOR_MATH)
    inputID = c4d.DescLevel(1001, c4d.DTYPE_REAL, c4d.ID_OPERATOR_MATH);
    paramID = c4d.DescID(subContainerID, inputID)
    math_node.SetParameter(paramID, 99.9, c4d.DESCFLAGS_SET_0)

    best wishes,

  • RE: appears they need a little bit more love.
    Thanks for the clarification. The code works as expected!

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