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shadingConnection( attribute , [connectionState=boolean])

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

shadingConnection is undoable, queryable, and editable.

Sets the connection state of a connection between nodes that are used in shading. Specify the destination attribute of the connection.

Return value


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


Long name (short name) Argument types Properties
connectionState(cs) boolean createqueryedit
Specifies the state of the connection.
On/True/1 means the connection is still active.
Off/False/0 means the connection is inactive.

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.shadingConnection( 'lambert1.color', e=True, cs=0 )
cmds.shadingConnection( 'spotLightShape1.intensity', q=True, cs=True )