On 16/11/2015 at 07:55, xxxxxxxx wrote:
Cinema 4D Version: 17
Platform: Mac ;
Language(s) : PYTHON ;
I would like to select every ninth point of an object and save it in a selection tag. So far I managed to save points, which I selected with the live selection tool, in a selection tag.
Where I am struggling is to do the selection with python. I looked through the SDK but cannot really find the command for selecting points by index. I thought I might find it in the PointObject area, but it doesn't seem so, it is always regarding to already selected points. Could anyone give me a little hint?
Thanks a lot for your help
On 16/11/2015 at 08:00, xxxxxxxx wrote:
python tag on a spline object
sp = op.GetObject()
points = sp.GetPointS()
On 17/11/2015 at 01:33, xxxxxxxx wrote:
please post Python related question in the proper sub-forum. We will move this thread.
As shown by Mohamed, the (point) selection properties of an object are stored in a BaseSelect object that is accessed with GetPointS(). This object stores for each selectable element if it is selected or not. A element of a certain index can be selected with Select().
On 17/11/2015 at 01:46, xxxxxxxx wrote:
thanks a lot for your help I'll already tried it on a spline and it works. Now I will try the rest of it.
@ Sebastian, sorry, I didn't mean to post it in the wrong sub forum. Thanks for removing it.
Have a nice day