Reading BaseChannels



  • THE POST BELOW IS MORE THAN 5 YEARS OLD. RELATED SUPPORT INFORMATION MIGHT BE OUTDATED OR DEPRECATED

    On 05/08/2003 at 20:37, xxxxxxxx wrote:

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    Cinema 4D Version:   8.200 
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    Language(s) :     C++  ;

    ---------Maybe it's in the new documentation ( all I found was 8.1 SDK docs? ), but, v8.1 hf->ReadChannel(BaseChannel* ) did not require an allocated BaseChannel where as it seems 8.2 does ( tested as part of my J1 import code ). Assuming that the pointer should be NULL when passed to the function because it worked in 8.1 ( contrary to how 8.2 works ). This was painful. Maybe others can benefit...

    David Farmer



  • THE POST BELOW IS MORE THAN 5 YEARS OLD. RELATED SUPPORT INFORMATION MIGHT BE OUTDATED OR DEPRECATED

    On 07/08/2003 at 10:52, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    It will be in the docs that it is so, but there are no newer doc versions than 8.100 at the moment.
    A small hint is given in the signature of the function, since the parameter type changed from reference-to-pointer to just pointer, but I guess that's a little hard to spot since it doesn't cause any compilation errors. (For the docs I use windiff on the api folder.)


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