Reference Cinema 4D Cinema 4D Prime Object Manager Tags Menu
Function available in CINEMA 4D Prime, Visualize, Broadcast, Studio & BodyPaint 3D

Cinema 4D Tags

You can add a variety of properties to objects using tags. For example, you can add smoothing (Phong tag) or prevent an object from being edited accidentally (Protection tag). To add a tag to an object, select the object or objects that should receive the tag and choose the tag from this menu.

To access the tag’s settings, select the tag. Its parameters will be shown on the Basic Properties and tag Properties in the Attribute Manager. For some tags, the Basic Properties page is identical and has just one setting, Name, which you can edit to change the tag’s name.

Some of the tags belong to a group of tags known as Expressions. Expressions are small programs that give specific types of behavior to objects. Expressions are particularly useful for automating behavior. For example, the Target tag makes an object point at another object.

In the Attribute Manager, you can animate any parameter that does not have a cross to the left of its name.