Thanks for your answer.
I had the misconception that the undo stack was related with the repeat
command. I realized it isn't.
I have a jscript command that gives me the weights array to work it on my
python plugin because getting the array in Python is like 3 times slower.
I use this command to refresh my weights GUI so not being able to undo it
shouldn't give any problems since it isn't changing anything.
So I use another command like paste weights and then my refresh command run
automatically and I can't repeat my paste weights command because the last
command was the Jscript GetWeights.
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> On 13 Jan 2017, at 19:42, Matt Lind <speye...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> First question is - why on earth do you need to not leave a trace in the
> undo stack? What are you doing that requires this line of thinking in
> To answer your question - only the Softimage developers know for sure, but I
> don't think it's possible. If it were, I would think it would open a big
> can of worms leading to lots of problems you really don't want to deal with
> as you're basically asking Softimage to selectively ignore something while
> still going about it's business as if nothing happened.
> The problem is anything you do in the application has many dependencies
> which are linked and synchronized. If you have to undo operations, that
> dependency chain gets all messed up as undoing operations will lead to a
> situation where the 'undo' will create a scenario that never existed in the
> first place. For example, create a cube, subdivide it with the dice option,
> extrude one polygon with 10 subdivisions, delete one of the subdivisions,
> then smooth the mesh. Oh, and tell Softimage to remove the dice operation
> from the undo stack as if it never happened, but keep the results it
> produced. The minute you undo past the extrude operation, you'll
> essentially rewrite history of the scene because the extrusion is dependent
> on the outcome of the dice operation to know which polygon to extrude. If
> the polygon chosen has an index greater than 5, then it's not physically
> possible to undo the extrude because a cube only has 6 polygons in range
> [0...5]. Softimage would likely freak out trying to resolve this problem
> and crash. If it survived, I'm pretty sure you wouldn't want to the data as
> it would likely be very corrupted. A host of other issues are possible too.
> The commands you found only address whether the execution of a command
> appears in the script history log, or whether they can be undone by a single
> key stroke vs. multiple key strokes. That is not the same as the undo stack
> which records the state of the scene.
>> From experience I'll say if you ever have to consider undo as a necessary
> step in your workflow, then something is very, very wrong with your plan.
> Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:44:52 +0900
> From: Martin Yara <furik...@gmail.com>
> Subject: Executing a Command without undo (Scripting)
> To: "email@example.com"
> Is it possible, in Scripting, to execute a command without leaving a trace
> in the undo stack?
> I want to execute 2 commands a() and b() in that order, but I want to be
> able to use Repeat to use a() again, not b().
> b() command is only a command to get data so it shouldn't break anything if
> I skip that command when undoing or repeating.
> I've found 'TermUndoRedo' in the SDK manual but it is only for C++ API.
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