A little more about the interactive tool SDK


Softimage 2012 includes several examples of custom tools built with the new interactive tool SDK. For example, there’s the Box Transform Tool:

The Box Transform Tool is a complex manipulator-style tool that uses highlighting, shortcut keys, context menus and on-screen controls.

Interactive tools are a new type of custom plugin, implemented in C++. You need to know OpenGL, because it is used for drawing and picking in the viewport. More here…

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