|02 February 2004||#1|
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Join Date: Jun 2002
I'm trying to write a script that'll help name objects in the scene.
Is there a way to detect if an object with a certain name exists? If so, based on that how do I disable a button or change a buttons name? If i CAN'T do it with a button can I have two bitmaps to switch between? like a red dot or green dot depending on if the object exists?
|02 February 2004||#2|
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Join Date: Dec 2001
If all you have is a string representing a name you want to test, you could do it like this:
nameString = "Box01"
isValidNode (execute (("$" + nameString)))
You could easily use the result of this call to change a button state or caption:
if isValidNode (execute (("$" + nameString))) then
button1.caption = nameString
button1.enabled = true
else button1.enabled = false
Using the same kind of construct, you could also swap out a bitmap image, or whatever else you'd like your interface to do! Good luck
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