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MohannadGO
10-18-2006, 01:35 PM
Hi
Is any body knows how can I change the name of the result curve of the (create spline IK command) ?
ikHandle -sol ikSplineSolver;

MohannadGO
10-19-2006, 02:38 AM
Hi.
I don't know, is it a difficult question or non understandable?
please give me any Ideas or replies if you know..

Thanks in advance

darktding
10-19-2006, 02:52 AM
btw cgtalk does have a mel section: http://forums.cgsociety.org/forumdisplay.php?f=89
anyways to answer your question...

every command in mel has a return type of the object created.. so if you capture that output into a string array or string (depending on the command) you can know what the name of the object is, then it is simply using the rename command and change the name.


string $ikHandle[] = `ikHandle -sol ikSplineSolver`;
rename $ikHandle[0] "myIkHandle";

ps: it can be possible that the command might return a string so run the command and see the result...

MohannadGO
10-19-2006, 01:09 PM
Thank you darktding (http://forums.cgsociety.org/member.php?u=91782) a lot, I think this will be helpful:)

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