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trackCtx([alternateContext=boolean], [trackGeometry=boolean], [trackScale=float])

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

trackCtx is undoable, queryable, and editable.

This command can be used to create a track context.

Return value

stringThe name of the context

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


alternateContext, trackGeometry, trackScale
Long name (short name) Argument types Properties
alternateContext(ac) boolean createqueryedit
Set the ALT+MMB and ALT+SFT+MMB to refer to this context.
trackGeometry(tg) boolean createqueryedit
Toggle whether the drag should try to track geometry. The context will compute a track plane by intersecting the initial press with geometry or the live object.
trackScale(ts) float createqueryedit
Specify the distance to the track plane from the camera. The smaller the scale the slower the drag.

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.trackCtx( 'trackContext', ac=False, tg=False, ts=1.0 )