How to copy objects from docs

On 12/02/2013 at 07:01, xxxxxxxx wrote:

Dear users,

I want to copy a object from one document to my new document, ¿how i do that?.

I know the object´s name and the document´s root, i use a CommandData plugin.


On 12/02/2013 at 07:14, xxxxxxxx wrote:

copyme = doc.SearchObject('myobj')
root   = otherodc.SearchObject('myroot')

but names are a really bad way to get hold of an object. you should use reference guis like
the linkbox or the inexclude list or use the with r14 newly introduced GUID / UIP of a BaseObject.

On 12/02/2013 at 07:18, xxxxxxxx wrote:

Ferdinand, you need to clone the object before you insert it from there, or remove it from the
previous document. 🙂


On 12/02/2013 at 07:30, xxxxxxxx wrote:

¿I have to open the other document before to copy the object using LoadDocument()?

On 12/02/2013 at 07:35, xxxxxxxx wrote:

of course.

On 12/02/2013 at 11:50, xxxxxxxx wrote:

I have this error: "AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'SearchObject'" with this code:
"File" is the root of the base document.

On 12/02/2013 at 11:59, xxxxxxxx wrote:

file needs to be an absolute document path string -> 'C:\Files\mydocument.c4d'. LoaDocument 
returns None when the given path does not exist. Therefore base is of the type None in your 

On 12/02/2013 at 12:02, xxxxxxxx wrote:

Thanks ferdinand