Here you will find documentation on all the descriptions that Cinema 4D currently has. You can list them Alphabetically, by Type or Plugin . The sample Python and C++ code is automatically generated and in some cases may not be 100% correct. If something doesn't work then please refer to the official Cinema 4D SDK documentation for more information.

Element Information

Sample Code

Example code for the id GV_POLY_OUTPUT_NORMAL in GVpoly

Note that this is not the actual code from the GVpoly file.

This code is just an example to show you how to add a similar control to your own description.

Resource File Code (GVpoly.res)


Header File Code (GVpoly.h)

#ifndef GVPOLY_H__
#define GVPOLY_H__
  GV_POLY_OUTPUT_NORMAL = 1000,  //First ID should start at 1000
#endif	// GVPOLY_H__

String File Code (GVpoly.str)

// C4D-StringResource
// Identifier	Text
  GV_POLY_OUTPUT_NORMAL    "PolygonNormal";