Dynamics



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 RELATED SUPPORT INFORMATION MIGHT BE OUTDATED OR DEPRECATED

    On 10/10/2008 at 08:32, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    User Information:
    Cinema 4D Version:   10.111 
    Platform:      Mac OSX  ; 
    Language(s) :   C.O.F.F.E.E  ;

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    Hello,

    does anyone know if it's possible to add a Dynamics Tag (specifically Rigid Body Dynamic Tag in this case) to an object using COFFEE. I haven't been able to find one jot of info regarding this, so I'm fearing it's pie in the sky.

    Thanks

    Jon



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 RELATED SUPPORT INFORMATION MIGHT BE OUTDATED OR DEPRECATED

    On 10/10/2008 at 08:44, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    Create a Rigid body tag on any object, Create a COFFEE Tag, use this to find the ID of the Rigid body tag (of course you can do this with any tag, object, material etc.) :

    main(doc,op)
    {
    println(op->GetFirstTag()->GetType());
    }

    The id of the tag is then printed into the c4d console window (Windows->Console). You can then use that ID for creating this tag.

    If you want to modify the settings, go into the Cinema 4D resource folder (on your HD) Cinema4D/modules/Dynamics/res/description/

    and look up the IDs in the according tags description file (for rigid body tag for example "rbdtag.h").



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 RELATED SUPPORT INFORMATION MIGHT BE OUTDATED OR DEPRECATED

    On 10/10/2008 at 09:10, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    Hi Katachi,

    you're a star. That's a real insight for me - critical information, it seems, if you're to have a chance at exploiting COFFEE.

    Which brings me to...
    I've had a good look around, and I've purchased The Coffee Book, and I'm referring to the 9.5 SDK but it seems there's a real absence of a definitive COFFEE guide - i.e something similar to the incredibly thorough Actionscript documentation that comes included with Flash.

    Anyway, I'll have a crack at adding a dynamics tag as you describe, but I've a feeling I'll be back!

    Thanks again

    Jon


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