Copitor

Version: 
1.6
Date Updated: 
03/07/2011
Author Name: 
zOffTy

Copitor allow you to quick copy/paste selected objects to another Max scene or in another Max if you have 2 3dsMax opened. I also like to use it like as a "quick backup" for try something, and to be sure to loose nothing :)

Installation: Drop The file in max viewport and go to Customize ==> Customize User Interface ==> Category: zOffTy Tools ==> Copitor

Version Requirement: 
Max 8

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locke's picture

Made a few Changes.

Hi ! Thank's for your Script, we use it a lot here and i made a few modifications, So i post them here if someone wants it.

Changes:
-Hide the grid for the preview, but put it back if was here before.
-Center the viewport to selection to make the capture.
-Change paste option to Auto-rename if Object Using the same name are already into the paste scene.
-Add a Fifth Slot
-Add a Clear All Slots Button
-Add a spinner to choose How Many slots you want
-Add a Refresh Button when working with several Max Scene in the same time, and copitor is already open in both.
-Make the floater Dockable + remind last dock positions + last number of slots choosen when re-opening it.

Thanks for making your code open !

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flopitor.mcr 12.32 KB
n0name's picture

Thanks!

Это самый часто используемый мной скрипт. Спасибо.

titane357's picture

could be nice to have option

could be nice to have option like in merge tool : rename object or material name,... sometime it is a bit dangerous to paste in a file.

Naxos's picture

Must-have tool...

Many thanks for this one !!

zOffTy's picture

hi @obaida @amisima, Thanks

hi

@obaida @amisima, Thanks ;)

@kyle108: weird..What is your Max version?

kyle108's picture

seems like after using

seems like after using copitor once, if i close and reopen the menu it appears blank with no buttons. is anybody else having this issue?

obaida's picture

Thank you

Thank you very much "zOffTy" its important script . and thank you again for making it open source , so for that I modified it to add clean button (By holding SHIFT and pressing on image button) it will reset (paste button) and (delete the photo and max file) .

amisima's picture

Great :)

Thank you for this! And another thank you for the source :) I've added "saveAsVersion:2011" at the end of "saveNodes" and now i can move stuff between 2011 and 2012 seamless :) Maybe it's a good idea to build those in :) Best regards

zOffTy's picture

Thanks all :)

@omid3098, weird :/ Have you deleted all files in your #autoback folder?

@Barbiturat, mmmh I've not planned to add a clear button

@titane357, you can keep the grid if you want, just edit the script and comment these lines:
--viewport.setGridVisibility 1 off -- Cache la grille, cest moche!

omid3098's picture

Unknown system exeption

it seems there is something wrong here:
just copied a model from my scene and pasted into another clear scene.
it was working, but today I can not make it work any way.
I guess it may be related to scene units, because first time this happened was this difference. or maybe I'm wrong :-??
here is what listener says:

"I'm a virgin button !"
"I'm a virgin button !"
"I'm a virgin button !"
-- Error occurred in Pasteselected1.pressed(); filename: C:\Users\Consul1\AppData\Local\Autodesk\3dsMax\2011 - 64bit\enu\UI\usermacros\zOffTy Tools-Copitor.mcr; position: 3321; line: 64
-- Frame:
>> MAXScript Rollout Handler Exception: -- Unknown system exception <<

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