• What is a Custom Operator?
Gives an overview of the code for a custom operator.
• Registering Operators
Shows how to register an operator.
• Custom Operator Wizard
Explains how to use the SDK Operator Wizard to generate the skeleton code for a custom operator.
• Making Connections
Gives an overview of connection points for custom operators.
• Adding Custom Parameters
Shows how to add custom parameters (variables for scripted operators) to a custom operator.
• Static versus Dynamic Operators
Compares simple and multi-instance operators.
• Applying Operators in Softimage
Shows how to apply custom operators to scene objects in Softimage.
Provides hints on what to avoid when working with custom operators.
• Runtime vs. Self-Installed Custom Operators
Gives a brief rundown of the difference between self-installed custom operators and runtime, or on-the-fly operators.
• Tips and Tricks
Discusses some optimization techniques and provides some guidance on converting custom operators from runtime and SPDL/preset-based to self-installed custom operators.
Autodesk Softimage 2011