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insertJointCtx([exists=boolean], [image1=string], [image2=string], [image3=string])

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

insertJointCtx is undoable, queryable, and editable.

The command will create an insert joint context. The insert joint tool inserts joints into an existing chain of joints.

Return value

stringThe name of the context.

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


exists, image1, image2, image3
Long name (short name) Argument types Properties
exists(ex) boolean create
Returns true or false depending upon whether the specified object exists. Other flags are ignored.
image1(i1) string createqueryedit
image2(i2) string createqueryedit
image3(i3) string createqueryedit
Contexts support up to three icons that represent the tool associated with the context.

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