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illustratorCurves( [string] , [constructionHistory=boolean], [illustratorFilename=string], [name=string], [object=boolean], [scaleFactor=float])

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

illustratorCurves is undoable, queryable, and editable.

The illustratorCurves command creates NURBS curves from an input Adobe(R) Illustrator(R) file

Return value

string[]Object name and node name

In query mode, return type is based on queried flag.


constructionHistory, illustratorFilename, name, object, scaleFactor
Long name (short name) Argument types Properties
illustratorFilename(ifn) string create
Input Adobe(R) Illustrator(R) file name
scaleFactor(sf) float create
The scale factor
object(o) boolean create
Create the result shapes, or just the dependency node
constructionHistory(ch) boolean create
Turn the construction history on or off
name(n) string create
Sets the name of the newly-created node. If it contains namespace path, the new node will be created under the specified namespace; if the namespace does not exist, it will be created.

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

# Create curves from an input Adobe(R) Illustrator(R) file d:/sample.ai
# and scale factor 2.54
cmds.illustratorCurves( ifn='d:/sample.ai', sf=2.54 )