# Set as a Context#

You may want to temporarily set something on core such as core.setAutoShutter(False) when writing an MDA Engine. For this case you can use the convenience method setContext().

from pymmcore_plus import CMMCorePlus
core = CMMCorePlus.instance()
with core.setContext(autoShutter = False):
assert not core.getAutoShutter()
# do other stuff

assert core.getAutoShutter()


This will work for the set methods on the core such as setAutoShutter, setShutterOpen, …