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ivogrig / cmdPrintWeights.py
Last active Aug 29, 2015
Modo Python API example for skin weight access
View cmdPrintWeights.py
# Python API example for skin weight access
# Place this file into an lxserv folder
#
# Creates a command that takes the names of a mesh and a connected joint locator and inverts the weight values
#
# Example command usage:
# example.printJointWeights locator:"Skeleton_Joint (4)" mesh:MyCube
import lx
import lxu
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ivogrig / SelectionSet.py
Created Jul 6, 2015
Modo Selection set
View SelectionSet.py
# There is no dedicated methods for the selection sets in the TD SDK as of yet.
# Currently you can only create pickMaps for vertices using the vmaps methods.
import modo
# Create a sphere
lx.eval('script.implicit "Unit Sphere Item"')
mesh = modo.Mesh('Sphere')
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ivogrig / CreateMeshPoints.py
Created Jul 15, 2015
Example of creating a mesh and adding a vertex using Modo's Python API
View CreateMeshPoints.py
# Example of creating a mesh and adding a vertex using Modo's Python API
import lxu
# Get current scene
scene = lxu.select.SceneSelection().current()
# Create new mesh item
scene_service = lx.service.Scene()
mesh_type = scene_service.ItemTypeLookup(lx.symbol.sTYPE_MESH)
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ivogrig / meshMaterials.py
Created Jul 24, 2015
Example of finding materials connected to a mesh. This should become redundant as there will be convenience functions added to the TD SDK soon.
View meshMaterials.py
# Example of finding materials connected to a mesh. This should become redundant as
# there will be convenience functions added to the TD SDK soon.
import modo
# This gets the selected mesh if any
mesh = modo.Mesh()
if mesh:
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ivogrig / CmdSetrCurveEndPoints.py
Created Aug 17, 2015
This command sets or gets the 'Start Control' or 'End Control' state of a curve (not a bezier curve).
View CmdSetrCurveEndPoints.py
'''
This command sets or gets the 'Start Control' or 'End Control' state of a curve (not a bezier curve).
# Example for querying the Start Control state for every curve polygon found in the selected mesh:
import modo
mesh = modo.Mesh()
for curvePolygonIndex in [i.index for i in mesh.geometry.polygons.iterCurves()]:
startControl = lx.eval('curve.endPoints polyIndex:{0} first:?'.format( curvePolygonIndex ))
lx.out(startControl)
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ivogrig / curveEndPoints.py
Created Aug 17, 2015
How to set curve endpoints with the TD SDK
View curveEndPoints.py
import modo
# By not passing an item when initializing the Mesh object,
# it will use the selected if any
curve = modo.Mesh()
# Iterate the curve polygons and activate the endpoints
for polygon in curve.geometry.polygons.iterCurves():
polygon.accessor.SetFirstIsControlEndpoint(1)
polygon.accessor.SetLastIsControlEndpoint(1)
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ivogrig / aimRotation.py
Last active Sep 30, 2015
Example method for turning a direction vector into an euler rotation (TD SDK)
View aimRotation.py
# python
#
# Example method for turning a direction vector into an euler rotation
#
# There is a similar example using the API for this by Lukasz Pazera: https://gist.github.com/lukpazera/5994547
# This function really does the same, using the mathutils of the TD SDK
import modo
import math
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ivogrig / channelSets.py
Last active Nov 23, 2015
Using channel sets in python
View channelSets.py
import modo
scene = modo.Scene()
# Add a channel set group and select it, so it will display
channelSet = scene.addGroup( name='MyChannelSet', gtype='chanset')
# Create locator and add some channel to the channel set
loc = scene.addItem(modo.c.LOCATOR_TYPE)
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ivogrig / CmdSetTag.py
Last active May 7, 2016
Example command to read or write item tags
View CmdSetTag.py
"""Example command to read or write item tags
Example usage:
item.editTag sunLight013 TAGN "Test"
item.editTag sunLight013 TAGN ?
import modo
item = modo.Item('Directional Light')
value = 'Test'
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ivogrig / pointInCamera.py
Last active Jun 18, 2016
Test is a given point is visible in the camera and Convert between 3d and screen coordinates
View pointInCamera.py
# Test is a given point is visible in the camera
# Convert between 3d and screen coordinates
import modo
# Assuming the camera is also the active view
def pointInCamera(cam, position):
aperture_x = cam.channel(lx.symbol.sICHAN_CAMERA_APERTUREX).get()
aperture_y = cam.channel(lx.symbol.sICHAN_CAMERA_APERTUREY).get()
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