Join Eric Keller for an in-depth discussion in this video Using macros and ZScripts, part of ZBrush 3 for Windows Essential Training.
ZBrush comes with it's own scripting language called ZScript and this scripting…language is used to create some of the plug-ins that you use with ZBrush. Some…of these include things like Subtool Master and Transpose Master. But there is…also an interactive way to create these scripts that does not involved any kind…of coding. And that's to use macros. Macros just record everything you do in a…ZBrush session to a text file. And that text file can be loaded as a ZScript.…You can see that there are some that have come with ZBrush already. These are right here.…
To create your own macro you can start just play pressing the New Macro button,…right here. And now I'm recording a macro, everything that I do in ZBrush is…now recorded to a text file. So, let's create our own parametric tool in ZBrush…using this macro. So I'm going to select the Helix 3D tool, go down to…Initialize, let's draw it on the canvas, of course, and switch to Edit mode, I…will switch to a side view here and lets play with some of these controls just…
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