View Full Version : how can I fetch the current render globals

11 November 2008, 01:31 AM
Hello cgtalkers

I've been through the help file to no avail, I'm still puzzled as to how I can bring up the scene's renderglobals/renderoptions through mel. I'm trying to write .bat files to disk through mel to ease-up the launch of renders.

I've notice that when I save my scene as .ascii there are mentions of the renderglobals, but do I have to parse the just for that, or am I missing something altogether ?

11 November 2008, 11:33 AM
those settings are retain on nodes like:
mentalrayGlobals, mentalrayDefaultOptions, defaultResolution and many other.

open Outliner, then [Show > uncheck 'only DAG'] and take a look through all those
nodes to find potential useful ones (take care, some nodes arent created by default
by maya. ie you might need to open render globals for 'render settings holders'
to appear there)

hope it helps

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