DescriptionToolData-InitDefaultSettings



  • On 20/11/2013 at 21:50, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    User Information:
    Cinema 4D Version:   15 
    Platform:   Windows  ; Mac  ;  Mac OSX  ; 
    Language(s) :     C++  ;

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    In DescriptionToolData, when gets DescriptionToolData::InitDefaultSettings actually called?

    The SDK info seems to imply that I use it to set my gadgets to their defaults. But at least in my code it never seems to go there.

    At the moment I am using DescriptionToolData::InitTool to set the defaults but since that happens every time my tool gets called it's not ideal.

    Am I missing something?

    Thanks

    Peter



  • On 20/11/2013 at 23:45, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    Hi Peter,

    DescriptionToolData::InitDefaultSettings() is called once, at its first execution, to set the default value of its settings.

    Are you sure you use the right prototype?
    It's void DescriptionToolData::InitDefaultSettings(BaseDocument* doc, BaseContainer& data)

    See its simple implementation in the R15 SDK example SculptDrawPolyTool ( sculpting\drawpoly.cpp ). I put a breakpoint in it and it's called as expected by CINEMA.



  • On 22/11/2013 at 12:31, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    Thanks for the tip.

    I didn't realize I also need this line in my function:
    DescriptionToolData::InitDefaultSettings(doc, data);
    Now it works. Although I don't exactly know why....

    Peter


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