Author Data for a Particular Variant
Opinions (i.e. data) for a particular variant can be authored on different layers. This shows how you can author opinions for an existing variant that might have been authored on a different layer.
shading_varset = prim.GetVariantSets().GetVariantSet("shading") selected_variant = shading_varset.GetVariantSelection() shading_varset.SetVariantSelection(variant_name) with shading_varset.GetVariantEditContext(): # Specs authored within this context are authored just for the variant. ... # Set the variant selection back to the previously selected variant. # Alternatively, you can use Usd.VariantSet.ClearVariantSelection() # if you know that there isn't a variant selection in the current EditTarget. if selected_variant: shading_varset.SetVariantSelection(selected_variant)