[Sidefx-houdini-list] no kwargs in menu scripts! work-arounds any body?

Edward Lam edward at sidefx.com
Fri Apr 16 14:09:45 EDT 2010


Robert Kelly wrote:
 > How can they be accessed in a python menu script? because this would
 > solve my problems.

Ah sorry, I missed that part about it being a *menu* script. Yes, that 
RFE is still open.

-Edward

Robert Kelly wrote:
> How can they be accessed in a python menu script? because this would
> solve my problems.
> 
> Robert.
> 
> On 16 April 2010 06:15, Edward Lam <edward at sidefx.com> wrote:
>> Robert Kelly wrote:
>>> I am coming up against the same problem again. There is no kwargs in
>>> menu scripts. so if your writing a menu script in python that is on a
>>> multi-parm the script wont know what parameter it is on.
>> Houdini 10.0.231: Wed Mar 25 18:46:31 EDT 2009
>>     In callback scripts for parameters it's often hard to determine the
>>     multiparm instance index, but also often required.
>>
>>     There are new variables set during the parameter callback process.
>>     In addition to $script_parm and $script_value, the new variables:
>>
>>     - $script_multiparm_nesting: An integer representing all the
>>       multi-parm nesting level of the parameter.
>>
>>     - $script_multiparm_index: The instance number of the inner most
>>       nesting level.
>>     - $script_multiparm_index2: When the nesting level is greater than
>>       1, this returns the second innermost index number.
>>     - $script_multiparm_indexN: The index in the outermost multiparm
>>       nesting.
>>
>>     Note: $script_multiparm_index2 and beyond are only set if the
>>           nesting level warrants them.
>>
>>     If the parameter is not nested in a multi-parm, then
>>        - $script_multiparm_nesting will be 0
>>        - $script_multiparm_index will be -1
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>> -Edward
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