Accessing Menu Items Dialogs [SOLVED]

  • On 28/10/2014 at 14:47, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    I've been messing with scripts, but not so much plugins.. so this is where I am a tad confused.

    How would I access a menu item's dialog?

    I would like to access Mesh->Commands->Reset Scale options dialog.
    Now I would not necessarily need to open said dialog, just make sure certain things are checked.
    A macro, if you will.

    I've located the properties of the dialog in   resource\res\dialogs\r_resetaxis.res

    However, I have no idea how to use that to execute it those commands.

    Any ideas?

  • On 29/10/2014 at 02:37, xxxxxxxx wrote:


    you cannot edit this dialog or set it's values. But you can execute a special modeling command using SendModelingCommand():

      settings = c4d.BaseContainer()                   
      settings[c4d.MDATA_RESETSYSTEM_COMPENSATE] = True  
      settings[c4d.MDATA_RESETSYSTEM_RECURSIVE] = True       
      utils.SendModelingCommand(command = c4d.MCOMMAND_RESETSYSTEM,  
                                  list = [op],  
                                  bc = settings,  
                                  doc = doc)  

    best wishes,

  • On 29/10/2014 at 11:22, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    Thank you so much for your quick response!

    So that format can be applied to any dialog box, correct? ( Well, any command listed in the SDK )
    If this is the case, you have just opened up a world of options for me!

    This is going to be fantastic!

  • On 30/10/2014 at 02:32, xxxxxxxx wrote:


    SendModellingCommand has nothing to do with dialogs. It simply calls a command with the given settings (these settings are typically presented in a dialog but this function may not necessarily interfere with that).

    You can use CallCommand to execute every command that is registered in Cinema (also plugin commands).

    best wishes,

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