Opening a specific Attribute Editor without selecting the object

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Old 02 February 2006   #1
Opening a specific Attribute Editor without selecting the object

Hiya

I want to make a shelf button which opens up the Attribute Editor for the defaultRenderGlobals node, without having to select the node first, thus losing any current selection I already have.

The best I can come up with is this:

string $sels[] = `ls -sl`;
select defaultRenderGlobals;
openAEWindow;
copyAEWindow;
select $sels;

But it all seems rather clumsy. Is there a direct command which just opens up the specific AE?

ta muchly,

/k.
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Old 02 February 2006   #2
updateAE ( string $node )
 
Old 02 February 2006   #3
Ah, that's just spiffy!
Thanks for that!

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Old 08 August 2006   #4
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I'm not a programmer, so it took me a while to fiddle with this until it worked.
Here is the script you would want to shelf to bring up the attribute editor for renderglobals to select renderable cameras all in one place.

AttributeEditor;
updateAE defaultRenderGlobals;
 
Old 08 August 2006   #5
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