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lightList([add=name], [remove=name])

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

lightList is undoable, queryable, and editable.

Add/Remove a relationship between an object and the current light. Soon to be replaced by the connect-attribute command.

Return value


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


ambientLight, directionalLight, exclusiveLightCheckBox, lightlink, pointLight, spotLight, spotLightPreviewPort


add, remove
Long name (short name) Argument types Properties
add(add) name create
add object(s) to light list.
remove(rm) name create
remove object(s) to light list.

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

cmds.lightList( add='foo' )