View Full Version : Incremental save


preludian
08 August 2004, 12:00 AM
Hiho,

I pretty much liked the new incremental save from LW 8. Does their exist a plugin or script for XSI?? No big drama to do a 'save as' and change the name to *_vxxx but it always hinders my workflow...

SheepFactory
08 August 2004, 12:03 AM
its under preferences > save options

preludian
08 August 2004, 12:10 AM
You most certainly mean 'autosave'. That's not what I mean. I prefer to save when I want it or it fits me, but with increment.

SheepFactory
08 August 2004, 12:16 AM
Ah ok ,

no i am not aware of a incremental save like the one you are looking for.

Atyss
08 August 2004, 09:53 AM
There is a script caled Safe_save.vbs on Kim's site:
www.aldis.org.uk


Cheers
Bernard

preludian
08 August 2004, 11:14 AM
Couldn't find the script there, are you sure it was on Kim's site?

JDex
08 August 2004, 11:37 AM
I don't see it there either. :sad:

ChrisFischer
08 August 2004, 11:42 AM
this file should be the one ..

http://www.softimage.com/xsinet/getFile.asp?Id=605&Path=/xsinet/content/addons/File_Data_Mng/Scenes/SafeSave/SafeSave.vbs

regards chris

preludian
08 August 2004, 08:31 PM
Thanks Chrischan, got it, funny it has to reload the scene after saving. Maybe I'll give it a try to change it in JScript to make it more LW style. Funny isn't it how one is fixed on getting working habbits from one soft to the other? :)

Ablefish
08 August 2004, 01:09 AM
By default, XSI keeps the last 4 versions of your scene in the Backups folder in the project. You can change the amount on the same preference page as you found Autosave.

It's good to be aware of this too because your project folder can get big pretty fast with all those extra scene copies incase you're burning to Cd or moving the project around.

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