XRef Python command?
On 16/07/2014 at 19:09, xxxxxxxx wrote:
Anybody know the Python command to XRef a given file? I can't turn up anything on a google search, using the search on the Python SDK page doesn't give any meaningful results, and going through all of the main topics on that page and doing a search over the page for "xref" doesn't return anything. Anybody know the python command for this?
On 16/07/2014 at 19:12, xxxxxxxx wrote:
This is the only thing I could find that even had "xref" on the page, but that command doesn't seem right...
On 17/07/2014 at 08:06, xxxxxxxx wrote:
This creates an empty Xref object in the OM
These are the Xref menu ID#s found in: C:\Program Files\MAXON\Your_C4D_version\resource\res\menus\c4d_m_editor.res
Put the numbers in a CallCommand to execute them.
On 17/07/2014 at 15:39, xxxxxxxx wrote:
So XRef is a plugin, not a native C4D command??
On 17/07/2014 at 16:48, xxxxxxxx wrote:
Practically everything in C4D is a plugin.
When Maxon adds new things it's usually done with a plugin.
If you use the FindPlugin() function you can see them all. It's a pretty long list of plugins.
All a command really does is execute the proper plugin.
On 17/07/2014 at 18:46, xxxxxxxx wrote:
Hrm, any idea of how to actually get to the commands being used by the plugin, or where those scripts are at? If I just give CallCommand the plugin ID, it just opens up the dialog, which is what I was trying to avoid. Same thing with Save Selected Objects As. I was thinking that it would just be similar to a normal file save command, where you just pass it the filename, but no dice.
On 17/07/2014 at 19:03, xxxxxxxx wrote:
The IDs for it are here:
I personally never use xrefs.
So I don't really know how much that can be done with them.
On 18/07/2014 at 12:01, xxxxxxxx wrote:
Hmmm, it looks like the code for the XRef plugin is in :
C:\Program Files\MAXON\CINEMA 4D R15\resource\modules\ca\characteranim.cdl64
Which seems to be an encrypted file, so you can't see what the actual XRef commands are. :(
And I'm assuming the "Save Selected Object As" is set up the same way. This makes me a sad panda.