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theotheo
02-04-2005, 07:33 AM
Hi!

Could someone shed some light on how to change a value in the material editor / material
on all levels.

example :
I would like to have a script that went through all the different materials and checking if they had a propery named "sample" and return that value to me and do a math operation on it.

The closest answer i could find was the

"for i in meditMaterials where hasProperty i "samples" do i.samples = i.samples/2"

but this only adresses materials on the meditMaterials.samples levels, forinstance the sss shader with mentalray.

How could i adress this to to all materials on all levels?
And how would one do the return value of a object/material/light property?

Im using max7 btw, and any answer is highly appreciated :)

-theo

Wahooney
02-07-2005, 05:35 AM
Fist of all, what do you mean by levels? Different Maps in the material? Different Materials in a MultiSubobject Material?

theotheo
02-07-2005, 07:28 AM
sorry for the badly formulated question :)

By levels i mean that its checking if any of the materials contains any other materials, sub.materials. multisubobjects everything.
Basically runs down throu all the "levels" of a material, in my case, containing the word "samples"

My scripting knowledge is somewhat limited you might say :)

Hope this helps

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