View Full Version : How to select the current viewing camera

02-11-2010, 08:27 AM
How to select the current viewing camera using mel, please help

02-11-2010, 08:58 AM
// find out which panel is active
string $panelName = `getPanel -wf` ;
// get the camera for the active panel
string $camera = `modelEditor -q -camera $panelName`;
// select it
select $camera;

02-11-2010, 09:03 AM
first you have to detect which panel your focus is in, then you have to query what camera the modelPanel is using.

string $panel = `getPanel -withFocus`;
string $camera = `modelPanel -q -camera $panel`;

alternatively, click on Panel menu > View > Select Camera ;)

Bah! beaten to the punch by a CGI dog! :)


02-11-2010, 09:30 AM
Thank you guys, you all are very helpful.

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