Viz Artist User Guide

Version 3.13 | Published March 28, 2019 ©


The Coco plug-in allows you to create copies of a container with great ease. This function is typically used together with the Arrange plug-ins.

Note: This plug-in is located in: Built Ins -> Container plug-ins -> Container

Coco Properties


  • Number of Copies: Sets the number of copies to be created when the function is executed.

  • Scene Tree Level: Allows you to select the hierarchic position of the copies.

    • same: Sets the copies on the same level as the source container.

    • down: Sets the copies as Sub-Containers to the source container.

  • Clear Transformation: Sets all transformation values on the new copies, like scaling, position and rotation, back to zero. All copies are stacked at a initial position with all transformation values set to zero.

  • Starting Index: Allows you to alter the starting point of the index numbering of the copies. By default, the numbering starts on 1.

  • Container Name: Allows you to change the name the containers that is given by default.

  • Execute: After having set the required parameters, click this button to execute the duplicating process.

To Create Copies of Containers


  1. Add the Coco plug-in to the container you want to copy.

  2. Open the Coco editor and enter the Number of Copies (e.g. 10)

  3. Set Scene Tree Level to down.

  4. Click the Execute button.

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