Reference Cinema 4D Additional Functions Character Animation Character Component
Function available in CINEMA 4D Studio
Character Component

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Objects specified in this list will be added to an internal Selection object for each Component, which can be used to limit which objects will be keyframed using the Record command.

Here you can see the automatically-generated Selection Objects for each built component, which make it easy to animate individual portions of the rig.

Contextual Menu

When right-clicking in the objects list, you can access a contextual menu.

Start Pick Session

Use this command to enter a picking session. When in a pick session, you can click on any objects either in the viewport or Object Manager to add them to the list automatically. Press the Esc key to exit the pick session.(or select the next command).

Stop Pick Session

This command (or alternatively pressing the ESC) will end the pick session.

Select Object(s)

Selects the highlighted object(s) in the Object Manager.


Removes the highlighted objects from the list.

Remove All

Removes all objects from the list.