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softModCtx( string , [dragSlider=string], [exists=boolean], [falseColor=boolean], [image1=string], [image2=string], [image3=string], [reset=boolean])

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

softModCtx is undoable, queryable, and editable.

Controls the softMod context.

Return value

string- name of the new context created

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


dragSlider, exists, falseColor, image1, image2, image3, reset
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.
reset(rst) boolean queryedit
Reset the tool options to their default values.
dragSlider(ds) string edit
Specify the slider mode for hotkey radius resizing.
falseColor(fc) boolean edit
Enable or disable false color display on the soft mod manipulator.

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