Cinema 4D / BodyPaint 3D Program Documentation Reference Cinema 4D Cinema 4D Prime Script Menu
Function available in CINEMA 4D Prime, Visualize, Broadcast, Studio & BodyPaint 3D



Note the arrow to delet the console’s contents.

The console has several functions:

Script Manager...

You can use the Script Manager to create and manage scripts and even assign icons to them so they can easily be located later in the plugin menu under User Scripts. Further details can be found here.


Programmers can add loggers to their own code, which can be listed here with their name and send any text output to the Console (more information about all programming and script functionalities can be found at

On the left you will see various list entries. The respective Consoles will be listed, depending on the location at which you enable a console output within the program or how the plug-in developer has set it up. Click on an item to show its contents on the right. Indefinite output will be placed in Default.

The numbers within the brackets next to the item show the number of new pages added since last viewed and the total number of pages, respectively.

On the top right is an x that can be clicked on to delete the Console’s contents.

The text in the Console can be selected and copied. Double-click on a word to select it.

the Up and Down keys can be used to move between the previous and next commands.

Right-click in the Console to open a context menu with the following commands (other Consoles offer fewer commands):


The selected text will be deleted and copied to the cache.


The selected text will be copied to the cache.


The text will be inserted from the cache.


The selected text will be deleted.

Select All

All text in the Console will be selected.

Advanced menu

Logger Settings

If this option is selected, a dialog window will open with the following commands (that apply to the selected Console):


Enable if the respective Console should accept messages. If this option is disabled, the respective list item will be grayed out and no new text entries will appear.

Write to File

If text output should also be put out as a text file, enable this option and select the path to which the file should be saved.

Command Line...

Select this option if you also want to display a command line. This is not necessarily required since everything can be done directly in the Python Console.