Script linking display color to label color?

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  08 August 2013
Script linking display color to label color?

Just because I'm a organizational freak, would there be a way to set the Icon Color checkbox "on" and set the Display Color (Attributes palette -> Basic) to the same color as the Layer Color (Layer palette)?

Is that something scriptable?
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  08 August 2013
I'm sure it is, I haven't done a lot with Layers and Python yet, but setting the display color of objects is pretty simple, for example:

import c4d

def colorObjects(objects,color):
	for item in objects:	  
		if findIt != None: ## if the object is in the scene..
# then run the colorObjects proc sending it the name of the item and a color (vector)

Then you just need to parse the layer for the objects and extract the color info and use those variables in the proc above.

  08 August 2013
I am dumb...

Attributes > Use Color > Layer

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  08 August 2013
D'oh indeed! Glad I didn't spend time trying to get the color of the layer via Python.

You could still script it so that if it's something you do a lot you could have this on an icon button in your UI, then just select the objects and click to set them all to use layer color. 1.42 seconds faster than going to the attributes manager and switching it there.. (no I didn't time it )

import c4d
def main():
	objList=doc.GetActiveObjects(True)# get the selected objects
	for obj in objList:
		obj[c4d.ID_BASEOBJECT_USECOLOR]=3 # switch on use layer color
if __name__=='__main__':

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