View Full Version : query shader name
08-17-2012, 10:26 PM
How to get shader name as return value. I want to switch texture on shaders . For that purpose I require the name of applied shader (ie. lambard1 ) as return so that I can use that name to switch texture.
08-21-2012, 08:21 AM
Depends if it's selected, or you just want to iterate all shaders, or you want to iterate the shaders that are connected to some object.
08-21-2012, 06:11 PM
I just want to select one object and change it's texture with a button click.
08-21-2012, 08:28 PM
check out this thread.
08-21-2012, 08:29 PM
listConnections() on an object with give you the connections to the shading groups as well. Using the sets() command you can change these connections.
import maya.cmds as mc
shaders = [mc.listConnections(x + '.surfaceShader') for x in mc.listConnections(mc.ls(sl=True, dag=True, s=True), type='shadingEngine')]
08-21-2012, 09:40 PM
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