XM Magdalena 3D print, GGeorgy (3D)
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10-11-2010, 01:31 PM
Hi is there a way to print out the time between pushing play and when the time slider stops to the console/pop up window etc - i'm looking to get data on simulation times for dynamics like cloth and fluids without having to cache and read file creation times etc. Is there a neat method/tool?


10-11-2010, 08:41 PM
check out the maya help on the command



10-12-2010, 12:45 PM
Cheers - Something like this works OK. I'll make this up into a proper script with a UI for start and end frame sometime.

$startTime = `timerX`;

play -w;

$totalTime = `timerX -startTime $startTime`;

print ("Total Time: "+$totalTime+"s\n");

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