deleting specific nodes in node object

Nov 26, 2012 at 6:19pm

deleting specific nodes in node object

Hi all, is there a simple way to do that?
The only attribute I know for manipulating nodes creation / destruction is… @nodenumber, but of course it adds or deletes point starting from the last index… what if I needed to delete node number 2 in a 10 nodes environment? The only thing I can think right now is to use the coll object for manipulating node creation / destruction and to synchronize it with the [node] object…but I hope there’s a simplier solution. Or: I’m not into JS stuff, but maybe some js code may communicate with [node]…and tell him “delete node number 2, reorder”…hmm…
Any suggestion?

Thank you!

PS: first post here, I have to celebrate!

#65371
Nov 26, 2012 at 9:31pm

+1, I’m sorry I have not a solution for this, but would love to see an answer too for my patch!

#235585
Nov 26, 2012 at 11:53pm

How about setting the active state of the node 2 to 0? It doesn’t delete the node per see but it deactivates it. Otherwise you’ll have to store everything, change the number of nodes, and restores the nodes you want.

#235586
Nov 27, 2012 at 1:17am

Thank you Emmanuel,
I’m already using the active state feature, so I’m forced to use the store/delete/dump trick. As soon I find a shareable solution i’ll share it!
Thank you again.

#235587
Nov 27, 2012 at 2:08am

Ok that works but I imagine there could be better solutions.

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