Insert Nulls Sequentially, Problem [SOLVED]

On 25/06/2015 at 02:18, xxxxxxxx wrote:

Hi Community,

i just started with python (i'm a total n00b and no mathematical genius ;)) and i have a logical problem with my script. maybe someone can help me out _<_img src="http://www.c4dcafe.com/ipb/uploads/emoticons/default_smile.gif" border="0" alt=":)" title=":)" /_>_

insert_light **creates a null_object with a light as a child. The null gets named Light.1, Light.2, Light.3...
insert_scene **creates a null_object with a cube as a child. The null gets named Scene.1, Scene.2, Scene.3...

the problem with my script is, that insert_light() and insert_scene() create Nulls like

Light.1 
Scene.2
Light.3
Scene.4

But I want it like

Light.1
Scene.1
Light.2
Scene.2
How can i rename the nulls with the same child sequentially and not all nulls? Can anyone help me with this?
Thanks! Martin
 
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import c4d
from c4d import gui
#Welcome to the world of Python

def insert_light() :
    
     doc.InsertObject(c4d.BaseObject(c4d.Onull))
     doc.InsertObject(c4d.BaseObject(c4d.Olight))
          
     parent = doc.SearchObject("Null")
     child = doc.SearchObject("Light")
     child.InsertUnder(parent)
     
     ObjCount = doc.GetObjects()
     
     OTypCount = 0
     
     for i in ObjCount:
         if child.GetType() == 5102 and i.GetType() == 5140:
            OTypCount = OTypCount + 1
            parent.SetName("Light."+ str(OTypCount))
     
     c4d.EventAdd()       
     
def insert_scene() :
    
     doc.InsertObject(c4d.BaseObject(c4d.Onull))
     doc.InsertObject(c4d.BaseObject(c4d.Ocube))
          
     parent = doc.SearchObject("Null")
     child = doc.SearchObject("Cube")
     child.InsertUnder(parent)
     
     ObjCount = doc.GetObjects()
     
     OTypCount = 0
     
     for i in ObjCount:
         if child.GetType() == 5159 and i.GetType() == 5140:
            OTypCount = OTypCount + 1
            parent.SetName("Scene."+ str(OTypCount))
     
     c4d.EventAdd()  
     
if __name__=='__main__':
    insert_light()
    insert_scene()

On 25/06/2015 at 03:09, xxxxxxxx wrote:

this is a logic error, in these 2 lines:
if child.GetType() == 5102 and i.GetType() == 5140:
if child.GetType() == 5159 and i.GetType() == 5140:

you are checking child every time "which is always true" .

On 25/06/2015 at 03:30, xxxxxxxx wrote:

Like this?:

import c4d   
from c4d import gui   
#Welcome to the world of Python   
  
def insert_lights_and_objects(numberOfLights) :   
          
    for i in xrange(numberOfLights) :   
        # Create the null and the light. Set the names   
        lightNull = c4d.BaseObject(c4d.Onull)   
        lightNull.SetName("Light." + str(i+1))   
        lightObj = c4d.BaseObject(c4d.Olight)   
        lightObj.SetName("Light." + str(i+1))   
        # Insert into scene   
        doc.InsertObject(lightNull)   
        lightObj.InsertUnder(lightNull)   
  
        # Create the null and the cube. Set names   
        objectNull = c4d.BaseObject(c4d.Onull)   
        objectNull.SetName("Scene." + str(i+1))   
        cubeObj = c4d.BaseObject(c4d.Ocube)   
        cubeObj.SetName("Scene." + str(i+1))   
        # Insert into scene   
        doc.InsertObject(objectNull)   
        cubeObj.InsertUnder(objectNull)   
  
    c4d.EventAdd()   
       
if __name__=='__main__':   
    insert_lights_and_objects(5)

On 25/06/2015 at 03:38, xxxxxxxx wrote:

Oops. Didn't see your post Mohamed 🙂

-b

On 25/06/2015 at 03:50, xxxxxxxx wrote:

Hi Mohamed and bonsak, thanks for your replies!!

@yes, but i don't know how to solve this 🙂

@bonsak
thanks for your script, but it is not exactly what i want.
everytime your script gets executed, you get the same names according to the given range number.
what i want is that the script checks how many Scene-nulls or Light-nulls are already there in the objectmanager und changes the names of newly created nulls "incrementally" according to the count of nulls of the same "kind". mh, confusing i know 😉 just like c4d does it if you create new objects of the same kind

On 25/06/2015 at 08:31, xxxxxxxx wrote:

change this:
if child.GetType() == 5102 and i.GetType() == 5140:
to:
if i.GetDown() and i.GetType() == 5140:
    if i.GetDown().GetType() == 5102:

On 25/06/2015 at 09:13, xxxxxxxx wrote:

It works!!! Thank you so much 🙂