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  05 May 2013
modify hardware render file output

i would like to use hardware render to render some particle, but i can't set the file name like" name_0001.ext" because no selection for that. so is there anyway to modify the ext column or change the output format?
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  05 May 2013
I'm guessing you want the Frame Padding setting?
It's right below Frame/Animation ext. In your case it should be set to 4.
Or did I misunderstand?

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  05 May 2013
not the frame padding
it is about frame/animation ext

in maya render setting you can select "name_#.ext" in the frame animation ext column

but if you use hardware render you can't select "name_#.ext" because no option for that
all you can select is "name.1.ext" , "name.ext.0001" or something else

i think the only way to solve this problem is to rewrite the maya script or somthing, but i have no idea where is that?
And that is my problem...
 
  05 May 2013
Originally Posted by pat0423: not the frame padding
it is about frame/animation ext

in maya render setting you can select "name_#.ext" in the frame animation ext column

but if you use hardware render you can't select "name_#.ext" because no option for that
all you can select is "name.1.ext" , "name.ext.0001" or something else

i think the only way to solve this problem is to rewrite the maya script or somthing, but i have no idea where is that?
And that is my problem...


are you using the hardware render buffer or the simple hardware/hardware2.0 renderers ? For the latter, your 'common' options should be exactly the same as the standard ones, including name_#.ext


For the hardware render buffer I guess you don't have too much choice; I recommend http://www.bulkrenameutility.co.uk/Main_Intro.php for renaming files.
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  05 May 2013
i am using the hardware render buffer, so no way to rewirte maya script or something?

i have software to rename files, but i just look for a better way to solve my problem
 
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