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Newbie question about Python syntax


On 22/08/2019 20:02, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 8/22/2019 3:34 AM, Paul St George wrote:
>> I have the Python API for the Map Value Node here: 
>> <https://docs.blender.org/api/current/bpy.types.CompositorNodeMapValue.html>. 
>>
>>
>> All well and good. Now I just want to write a simple line of code such 
>> as:
>>
>> import bpy
>>
>> ...
>>
>> ?>>>print(bpy.types.CompositorNodeMapValue.max[0])
>>
>> If this works, I will do something similar for max, min, offset and 
>> then size.
> 
>  From this and your other responses, you seem to not understand some of 
> the concepts explained in the tutorial, in particular class and class 
> instance.? Perhaps you should reread the appropriate section(s), and if 
> you don't understand any of the examples, ask about them here.? We are 
> familiar with those, but not with CompositorNodeMapValue.
> 
> 
Terry,
You are right, but it is even worse than you think. I do not have a 
tutorial so I have no examples to understand.

Reading Cameron et al, I have broken the problem down into:
do something (probably using the word self) that _gives_ me an instance 
of CompositorNodeMapValue.

Then when I done that,
look at some of the attributes (.max, .min, .offset, .size) of the instance.

Paul