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view2dToolCtx([boxzoom=boolean], [dolly=boolean], [track=boolean])

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

view2dToolCtx is undoable, queryable, and editable.

This class creates a context for the View Tools "track", "dolly", and "box zoom" in the Hypergraph.

Return value

stringThe context name

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


boxzoom, dolly, track
Long name (short name) Argument types Properties
dolly(do) boolean createquery
Dollies the view
track(tr) boolean createquery
Tracks the view
boxzoom(bz) boolean createquery
Perform Box Zoom

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

# Create a new view2dTool context, set it to do dolly in the Hypergraph window, then switch to this tool
cmds.view2dToolCtx('view2dToolCtx1', dolly=True)