Detecting animation playback in viewport?

  • On 07/11/2015 at 05:46, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    User Information:
    Cinema 4D Version:   R17 
    Platform:    Mac  ;  
    Language(s) :     C++  ;

    Is there any way to detect if the viewport is currently playing an animation (ie, the user pressed the play button)?

    I've got a fairly computationally expensive plugin here, and I'd like to switch it into a preview mode when the scene is playing back in the VP, since otherwise things grind to a halt while C4D is waiting for all the tags to execute.

    Is there any way to do this?


  • On 07/11/2015 at 06:43, xxxxxxxx wrote:


    You can use the CheckIsRunning() function for that. 😉

    Cactus Dan

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