Custom tool from saved preset

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Howdy,
I saved a preset for the PolyExtrude SOP as I need various configurations in order to avoid checking/unchecking various options for every specific use I need.
Can I create custom tools on the shelf from presets so I can assign hotkeys to them so I can quickly call them instead of accessing the gear menu?
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You can drag any node, or selection of nodes to the shelf, and a tool is automatically created that can recreate the network of nodes. You can then edit this tool to give it a name and hotkey you like, or even change the icon that appears in the tab menu.

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If you want the node created to be “up-to-date” with respect to changes you make to the preset, you can look into invoking the preset with a script, instead of the verbatim code created by dragging to the toolbar.
Edited by jsmack - Jan. 4, 2018 01:27:30
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Thanks, but I've found that simply creating another extrude with its options customized won't work as it doesn't know what input to take in.
As far as invoking the preset with a script, I'll have to look into it to see if and how it works, but either way, these solutions are not “modeler friendly”.
I'll come back if I figure out how to do this in a way that I was hoping to work.

edit1: After further testing, I realized I have a bigger problem than to learn how to invoke the preset with a script. I need to know if there's a way to edit the preset file so that the Group is not run through by the preset, because I want to leave the current selection intact. I've opened the .idx file in a text editor but there's no way I can do this, can I?

edit2: Nope, it's there, I've missed it, it's among the very first few lines. So back to the other problem now.
Edited by McNistor - Jan. 4, 2018 11:35:33
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