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exactWorldBoundingBox( [dagObject...] , [ignoreInvisible=boolean])

Note: Strings representing object names and arguments must be separated by commas. This is not depicted in the synopsis.

exactWorldBoundingBox is undoable, NOT queryable, and NOT editable.

This command figures out an exact-fit bounding box for the specified objects (or selected objects if none are specified) This bounding box is always in world space.

Return value

float[]xmin, ymin, zmin, xmax, ymax, zmax.


Long name (short name) Argument types Properties
ignoreInvisible(ii) boolean create
Should the bounding box calculation include or exclude invisible objects?

Flag can appear in Create mode of command Flag can appear in Edit mode of command
Flag can appear in Query mode of command Flag can have multiple arguments, passed either as a tuple or a list.

Python examples

import maya.cmds as cmds

bbox = cmds.exactWorldBoundingBox( 'sphere1', 'cube1', 'cone2')
print 'Bounding box ranges from: %f' % bbox[0], ', %f' % bbox[1], ', %f' % bbox[2],
print ' to %f' % bbox[3], ', %f' % bbox[4], ', %f' % bbox[5]