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Old 07-04-2011, 03:18 PM   #1
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Getting an object from a script controller.


got a small problem with scripted controllers and hoped you guys could help me .

Im simply trying to extract the objects used in a scriptcontroller. To test this i made some simple code that creates a box with a scriptcontroller that references a created cylinder's position controller.
Now if I want to get the cylinder-object by using getTarget my print returns the controller (Controller:Position_XYZ).
theBox = box name:"testbox" theCyl = cylinder name:"testCylinder" theBox.pos.controller[1].controller = (float_script()) ctrl = theBox.pos.controller[1].controller ctrl.addTarget "testTarget" theCyl.pos.controller getCyl = ctrl.getTarget 5 asObject:true print getCyl

if anyone knows how to get the print to show the cylinder object, please let me know
Old 07-04-2011, 08:29 PM   #2
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Look up refs in the help and also have a look at a post that JHN just posted about additions to the struct. You will need to find out what is dependent on that controller.
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Old 07-05-2011, 10:26 AM   #3
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Thanks! Works perfect and learned something new . Too bad im working on an old version of max though so i cannot check those additions atm, seems to be something to keep in mind.
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