C4D started from CMD is different

On 07/07/2015 at 04:13, xxxxxxxx wrote:

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when I start Cinema 4D from the Command Line ("..\..\CINEMA 4D 64 Bit.exe"), my startup
layout is not loaded and one of my Plugins doesn't work as expected. To be more specific,
PythonLibrary::Alloc() returns nullptr, but it works fine when I start Cinema 4D pinned from my

Any idea what's the cause of this?

On 07/07/2015 at 04:14, xxxxxxxx wrote:

Update: The problem seems to be that I didn't start Cinema 4D from its application directory, but from
a subdirectory. Tested in R15 by the way.

On 08/07/2015 at 02:59, xxxxxxxx wrote:


after a few tests with R16 I cannot confirm any problems with layouts starting Cinema from the command line. Please notice also that PythonLibrary is a undocumented and unsupported class that might have bugs.

Best wishes,