Data Types Overview

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This chapter describes the most important data types of the Cinema 4D API.

Primitive Mathematical Datatypes

For mathematical operations primitive and complex data types are available:

Note
Only primitive data types can be used as static variables.

Data Containers

Cinema 4D offers two generic data containers:

Strings

Cinema 4D offers a generic string class and also a special class to handle filenames:

Miscellaneous

Further relevant data types are:

Note
More complex and specialized data types are based on CustomDataType.