c4d.modules.bodypaint

class c4d.modules.bodypaint

Functions

Functions Signatures

c4d.modules.bodypaint.IdentifyImage(texpath)

Identifies the image’s file format.

c4d.modules.bodypaint.PainterActivateChannel(channel, multi, enable)

Activation/deactivation of paint channels.

c4d.modules.bodypaint.BPSetupWizardWithParameters(doc, settings, objects, ...)

../../../_images/bodypaint_bnsetupwizard.png

c4d.modules.bodypaint.SendPainterCommand(command, doc, tex, bc)

Sends commands to Bodypaint 3D.

c4d.modules.bodypaint.GetActiveUVSet(doc, flags)

Retrieves the document’s active UV set.

c4d.modules.bodypaint.FreeActiveUVSet(handle)

Frees the active UV set.

c4d.modules.bodypaint.UpdateMeshUV(fullUpdate)

Updates the mesh based on the UVW result of interactive unwrapping.

c4d.modules.bodypaint.GetUVSeams(object)

Gets the UV seam edges for obj.

c4d.modules.bodypaint.CallUVCommand(points, pointCount, ...)

Calls UV commands.

Functions Documentation

c4d.modules.bodypaint.IdentifyImage(texpath)

Identifies the image’s file format.

Parameters

texpath (str) – The path to the image.

Return type

int

Returns

The image’s file format:

FILTER_TIF

TIFF.

FILTER_TGA

TGA.

FILTER_BMP

BMP.

FILTER_IFF

IFF.

FILTER_JPG

JPEG.

FILTER_PICT

PICT.

FILTER_PSD

PSD.

FILTER_RLA

RLA.

FILTER_RPF

RPF.

FILTER_B3D

BodyPaint 3D.

FILTER_TIF_B3D

TIFF BodyPaint 3D.

FILTER_PSB

PSB.

FILTER_AVI

AVI Movie.

FILTER_MOVIE

Quicktime Movie.

FILTER_QTVRSAVER_PANORAMA

QTVR Panorama.

FILTER_QTVRSAVER_OBJECT

QTVR Object.

FILTER_HDR

HDR.

FILTER_EXR_LOAD

EXR (Load).

FILTER_EXR

EXR.

FILTER_PNG

PNG.

FILTER_IES

IES.

FILTER_B3DNET

BodyPaint 3D NET. Private.

FILTER_DPX

DPX.

FILTER_DDS

New in version R19: DDS.

c4d.modules.bodypaint.PainterActivateChannel(channel, multi, enable)

Activation/deactivation of paint channels.

Parameters
  • channel (int) –

    The paint channel:

    CHANNEL_COLOR

    The color channel of a material.

    CHANNEL_LUMINANCE

    The luminance channel of a material.

    CHANNEL_TRANSPARENCY

    The transparency channel of a material.

    CHANNEL_REFLECTION

    The reflection channel of a material.

    CHANNEL_ENVIRONMENT

    The environment channel of a material.

    CHANNEL_FOG

    The fog channel of a material.

    CHANNEL_BUMP

    The bump channel of a material.

    CHANNEL_ALPHA

    The alpha channel of a material.

    CHANNEL_SPECULAR

    The specular channel of a material.

    CHANNEL_SPECULARCOLOR

    The specular color channel of a material.

    CHANNEL_GLOW

    The glow channel of a material.

    CHANNEL_DISPLACEMENT

    The displacement channel of a material.

    CHANNEL_DIFFUSION

    The diffusion channel of a material.

    CHANNEL_NORMAL

    The normal channel of a material.

    CHANNEL_ANY

    An unlabeled plugin channel.

  • multi (bool) – True for multi channel painting, False for single channel painting.

  • enable (bool) – True to activate the paint channel, False to deactivate the paint channel.

c4d.modules.bodypaint.BPSetupWizardWithParameters(doc, settings, objects, material)
../../../_images/bodypaint_bnsetupwizard.png

Run the BodyPaint 3D paint wizard.

Parameters
  • doc (c4d.documents.BaseDocument) – The document

  • settings (BaseContainer) –

    The container with the settings for the paint wizard:

    AMSI_CREATE_MISSING_MATERIALS

    bool

    Create materials and texture tags if they are missing.

    AMSI_CREATE_MISSING_CHANNELS

    bool

    Create missing texture channels.

    AMSI_AUTOSELECT_MATERIALS

    bool

    Autoselect materials from object selection.

    AMSI_AUTOSELECT_OBJECTS

    bool

    Autoselect objects from material selection.

    AMSI_DELETE_BROKENMATERIALTAGS

    bool

    Delete material tags with broken material links.

    AMSI_ENABLEMATERIALS

    bool

    Enable all materials for painting.

    AMSI_SINGLEMATERIAL

    bool

    Join UV’s in one single material.

    CREATE_CHANNEL

    bool

    Create missing texture channels (CREATE_CHANNEL + CHANNEL_ID).

    CREATE_CHANNEL_C

    vector

    Channel color (CREATE_CHANNEL_C + CHANNEL_ID).

    AMSI_ENABLED

    bool

    Enable automatic mapsize interpolation, otherwise minimum size == texsize.

    AMSI_TEXW

    int

    Fixed texture size width.

    AMSI_TEXH

    int

    Fixed texture size height.

    AMSI_TEXMIN

    int

    Minimum texture size (width and height).

    AMSI_TEXMAX

    int

    Maximum texture size (width and height).

    AMSI_QUANTIZE

    int

    Quantize texture size.

    AMSI_RESCALE_EXISTING

    bool

    Rescale existing material channels.

    AMSI_USE_SAME_RES

    bool

    Use the same texture size if one channel already exists.

    AMSI_UV_CALC_METHOD

    int

    Calculation mode:

    UV_CALC_METHOD_OPTIMAL1

    Optimal Cube Mapping.

    UV_CALC_METHOD_OPTIMAL2

    Optimal Angle Mapping.

    UV_CALC_METHOD_REALIGN

    Realign.

    AMSI_UV_CALC_EXISTING

    bool

    Calculate UVs.

    AMSI_UV_RELAXATION

    bool

    Relax UVs.

  • objects (any) – Any iteratable object, e.g: list, tuple.

  • material (any) – Any iteratable object, e.g: list, tuple.

Return type

bool

Returns

True if successful, otherwise False.

c4d.modules.bodypaint.SendPainterCommand(command, doc, tex, bc)

Sends commands to Bodypaint 3D.

Parameters
  • command (int) –

    Commands:

    PAINTER_SAVETEXTURE

    Save textures. If doc != None all textures associated with doc are saved. If tex != None only tex is saved, otherwise all textures are saved.

    PAINTER_SAVETEXTURE_FLAGS

    int

    Save texture flags:

    PAINTER_SAVEBIT_SAVEAS

    Save As.

    PAINTER_SAVEBIT_SAVECOPY

    Save As Copy.

    PAINTER_SAVEBIT_SAVEALLOWWARNING

    Allow warnings.

    PAINTER_SAVEBIT_RENAMEINSCENE

    Rename.

    PAINTER_BRINGTOFRONT

    Bring the BodyPaint 3D application window to front (for exchange plugins). Private.

    PAINTER_LOADTEXTURE

    Load a texture. Returns the loaded PaintTexture if successful, otherwise None.

    LOADTEXTURE_FILENAME

    str

    The filename of the texture to load.

    PAINTER_FORCECLOSETEXTURE

    Remove a texture from memory. Pass the texture to tex.

    PAINTER_CLOSETEXTURE

    Remove a texture from memory but ask for if the texture is unsaved. Pass the texture to tex.

    PAINTER_SAVETEXTURE_DIRECT

    Unused.

    PAINTER_RELOADTEXTURE

    Reload a texture in BodyPaint 3D and Cinema 4D’s renderer locklist.

    RELOADTEXTURE_FILENAME

    str

    The filename of the texture to reload.

  • doc (c4d.documents.BaseDocument) – The optional document for the operation.

  • tex (c4d.modules.bodypaint.PaintTexture) – The optional paint texture for the operation.

  • bc (c4d.BaseContainer) – The optional container for the operation.

Return type

bool

Returns

True if the command was successfully sent, otherwise False.

If command was PAINTER_LOADTEXTURE and the texture successfully loaded, it then returns the PaintTexture

import c4d

texturename = r'path/to/texture'
settings = c4d.BaseContainer()
settings.SetFilename(c4d.LOADTEXTURE_FILENAME, texturename)

tex = c4d.modules.bodypaint.SendPainterCommand(c4d.PAINTER_LOADTEXTURE, doc, None, settings)
if not tex:
    print tex

c4d.modules.bodypaint.GetActiveUVSet(doc, flags)

Retrieves the document’s active UV set.

New in version R18.011.

Parameters
  • doc (c4d.documents.BaseDocument) – The document returning the active UV set.

  • flags (int) –

    The flags:

    GETACTIVEUVSET_CHECKENABLING

    Enable status.

    GETACTIVEUVSET_UVWS

    Get the UVWs array.

    GETACTIVEUVSET_POLYS

    Get the polygons array.

    GETACTIVEUVSET_POLYSELECTION

    Get the selected polygons array.

    GETACTIVEUVSET_POINTS

    Get the points array.

    GETACTIVEUVSET_POINTSELECTION

    Get the selected UV points.

    GETACTIVEUVSET_OBJECT

    Get the object of the UV set.

    GETACTIVEUVSET_MODE

    Get the active editor mode.

    GETACTIVEUVSET_POLYHIDDEN

    Get the hidden polygons array.

    GETACTIVEUVSET_ALL_CHECKENABLING

    Combine all of the previous flags and the enable status.

    GETACTIVEUVSET_ALL

    Combine all of the previous flags except the enable status.

    GETACTIVEUVSET_EDGESELECTION

    Get the selected edges.

Return type

c4d.modules.bodypaint.TempUVHandle

Returns

A temporary handle to the active UV set, or None if there is no active UV set. Has to be freed with FreeActiveUVSet().

c4d.modules.bodypaint.FreeActiveUVSet(handle)

Frees the active UV set.

New in version R18.011.

Parameters

handle (c4d.modules.bodypaint.TempUVHandle) – The temporary handle of the UV set to be freed.

c4d.modules.bodypaint.UpdateMeshUV(fullUpdate)

Updates the mesh based on the UVW result of interactive unwrapping.

New in version S22.

Parameters

fullUpdate (bool) – True to perform a slow full update or False for a quicker one which updates only the UV coordinates of the UV Mesh.

Returns

True if successful otherwise False.

c4d.modules.bodypaint.GetUVSeams(object)

Gets the UV seam edges for obj.

New in version S22.114.

Note

The edges are indexed by 4 * polygon + edge where polygon is the polygon index and edge is the edge index between 0 and 3.

Parameters

object (c4d.BaseObject) – The object of the UV set.

Return type

The UV seam edges. The UV mesh owns the pointed base select.

Returns

c4d.BaseSelect

c4d.modules.bodypaint.CallUVCommand(points, pointCount, polys, polyCount, uvw, polySelection, pointSelection, op, mode, cmdid, settings)

Calls UV commands.

New in version R18.011.

Parameters
  • points (List[c4d.Vector]) – The points array.

  • pointCount (int) – The number of points in the points array.

  • polys (List[c4d.CPolygon]) – The polygons array.

  • polyCount (int) – The number of polygons in the polys array.

  • uvw (Dict[c4d.Vector, c4d.Vector, c4d.Vector, c4d.Vector]) – The UVWs array.

  • polySelection (c4d.BaseSelect) – The polygon selection.

  • pointSelection (c4d.BaseSelect) –

    The UV point selection.

    Note

    The points are indexed by 4 * polygon + point where polygon is the polygon index and point is the point index between 0 and 3.

  • op (c4d.BaseObject) – The object of the UV set.

  • mode (int) –

    The UV editing mode:

    Mcamera

    Camera mode.

    Mobject

    Object mode.

    Mtexture

    Texture mode.

    Mtextureaxis

    Texture axis mode.

    Mpoints

    Point edit mode.

    Medges

    Edge edit mode.

    Mpolygons

    Polygon edit mode.

    Manimation

    Animation mode.

    Mkinematic

    IK mode.

    Mmodel

    Model mode.

    Mpaint

    Paint mode.

    Muvpoints

    UV points mode.

    Muvpolygons

    UV polygons mode.

    Mdrag

    Drag mode.

    Mpolyedgepoint

    Combined poly/edge/point mode. Must only be used in ViewportSelect.

    Medgepoint

    Combined edge/point mode. Must only be used in ViewportSelect.

    Mworkplane

    Workplane mode.

    Mdrag

    Drag mode.

    Muvedges

    Uv Edge node is enabled.

    Muvon

    Uv mode is enabled.

  • cmdid (int) –

    The UV command:

    Symbols

    Description / Sub Symbols

    Type

    Description

    UVCOMMAND_OPTIMALMAPPING

    Optimal Angle UV Mapping.

    UVCOMMAND_OPTIMALCUBICMAPPING

    Optimal Cubic UV Mapping.

    UVCOMMAND_REALIGN

    Realign UV Mapping:

    OPTIMALMAPPING_PRESERVEORIENTATION

    bool

    Preserve Orientation (Cubic, Angle, Realign).

    OPTIMALMAPPING_STRETCHTOFIT

    bool

    Stretch To Fit (Cubic, Angle, Realign).

    OPTIMALMAPPING_DISTORTION

    float

    Maximum Distortion (Angle).

    OPTIMALMAPPING_SPACING

    float

    Spacing (Cubic, Angle, Realign).

    OPTIMALMAPPING_AREAFAK

    float

    Maximum Area Factor (Cubic).

    OPTIMALMAPPING_TWOD

    bool

    2D (Cubic).

    OPTIMALMAPPING_PROGRESSBAR

    bool

    Progress bar (Cubic, Angle, Realign).

    OPTIMALMAPPING_RELAXCOUNT

    int

    Relaxation Steps (Cubic, Angle).

    OPTIMALMAPPING_EQUALIZEAREA

    bool

    Equalize Island Size (Realign).

    UVCOMMAND_RELAX

    Relax UV:

    RELAXUV_KEEP_BORDER

    bool

    Pin Border Points.

    RELAXUV_KEEP_NEIGHBORS

    bool

    Pin To Neighbors.

    RELAXUV_KEEP_POINTSEL

    bool

    Pin Point Selection.

    RELAXUV_CUT_EDGESEL

    bool

    Cut Selected Edges.

    RELAXUV_EDGESEL_POINTER

    c4d.BaseSelect

    Pointer to the edge selection.

    RELAXUV_MAX_ITERATIONS

    int

    Maximum Iteration Steps.

    RELAXUV_MODE

    int

    Relaxation Mode:

    RELAXUV_MODE_LSCM

    LSCM relaxation.

    RELAXUV_MODE_ABF

    ABF relaxation.

    UVCOMMAND_COPY_UV

    Copy UV Points.

    UVCOMMAND_PASTE_UV

    Paste UV Points.

    UVCOMMAND_MAX_UV

    Max UV.

    UVCOMMAND_FLIP_SEQUENCE

    Flip Sequence.

    UVCOMMAND_CYCLE_CW_UV

    Changed in version R19:
    Previously UVCOMMAND_MOVE_DOWN_SEQUENCE

    Move Down Sequence.

    UVCOMMAND_CYCLE_CCW_UV

    Changed in version R19:
    Previously UVCOMMAND_MOVE_UP_SEQUENCE

    Move Up Sequence.

    UVCOMMAND_TERRACE

    UV Terrace.

    UVCOMMAND_FIT_TO_CANVAS

    Fit UV To Canvas.

    UVCOMMAND_TRANSFORM

    Transform UV:

    UVCOMMAND_TRANSFORM_MOVE_X

    float

    Move X (U).

    UVCOMMAND_TRANSFORM_MOVE_Y

    float

    Move Y (V).

    UVCOMMAND_TRANSFORM_SCALE_X

    float

    Scale X (U).

    UVCOMMAND_TRANSFORM_SCALE_Y

    float

    Scale Y (V).

    UVCOMMAND_TRANSFORM_ANGLE

    float

    Rotation angle in radians.

    UVCOMMAND_LINEUP

    Line Up UV.

    UVCOMMAND_UNSTITCH

    Unstitch UV.

    UVCOMMAND_BOUNDARY2SHAPE

    UV Boundary To Shape:

    UVCOMMAND_BOUNDARY2SHAPE_MODE

    int

    UV boundary shape:

    UVCOMMAND_BOUNDARY2SHAPE_CIRCLE

    UV boundary to circle.

    UVCOMMAND_BOUNDARY2SHAPE_QUAD

    UV boundary to square.

  • settings (c4d.BaseContainer) – The optional settings for the UV command.

Return type

bool

Returns

True if successful, otherwise False.