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I would like to select the dynotopo and place a check into the field, yet I can only find a toggle script. bpy.ops.sculpt.dynamic_topology_toggle() I'm not sure where I am going wrong. All other sculpt options seem to work.

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  • $\begingroup$ You want it to only check it, and not uncheck it when the script is run again? $\endgroup$ – Nate_Sycro27 Feb 1 at 4:47
  • $\begingroup$ It needs to be checked when the script runs. $\endgroup$ – Michael Teiniker Feb 1 at 4:54
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All objects have the use_dynamic_topology_sculpting property, which allows you to check whether or not dynamic topology is activated. Therefore your script could look like this:

import bpy


active_object = bpy.context.view_layer.objects.active

if active_object.mode == "SCULPT" and not active_object.use_dynamic_topology_sculpting:
    bpy.ops.sculpt.dynamic_topology_toggle()
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  • $\begingroup$ BTW: The "use_...._sculpting" link above goes nowhere?! Anyway were would said code go? in a timer firing every second or is there a handler or event listener for when sculpting mode is switched to? and a View3D window becomes active? $\endgroup$ – Master James Mar 11 at 9:39
  • $\begingroup$ @MasterJames Fixed the link. Like I wrote as a comment to your own question, you likely want to use the msgbus. Unfortunately I currently don't have the time to write an answer. The code above simply enables dynamic topology if it isn't already enabled, which was the topic of this question. $\endgroup$ – Robert Gützkow Mar 11 at 9:47
  • $\begingroup$ Yes thanks very useful it does show the value for this toggle to add the listener for the properties change. Your input is valued and much appreciated. $\endgroup$ – Master James Mar 11 at 10:25

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