selecting objects with the same first characters...

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Old 04 April 2003   #1
selecting objects with the same first characters...

how do i write in Mel when i want to select many objects that has the same first letters

like for example if in my scene i have many locators named :


in the outliner i just write in the text field : loc_* and it shows only the object with "loc_" and nothing else!!!

can i do this in scrypting!!!

thanks jack
Old 04 April 2003   #2
select "loc*";
This should do the job
You can also put a wildcard(*) in the beginning to select all objects with another part of the name ie "*one*"

Old 04 April 2003   #3
select "loc*"
Old 04 April 2003   #4
damn, buexe was faster
Old 04 April 2003   #5

Hey, you forgot the emoicon

Usually I am the one who posts second place ; )
Old 04 April 2003   #6
oh my god i feel so stupid, i kept writing :

select -r "loc*";

ah well

thanks guys

later jack
Old 04 April 2003   #7
oops my bad again it works i think i had forgoten the ""

stupid, stupid stupid

shutting up now

thanks again!
Old 01 January 2006   #8
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