playblast through commandline?

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  05 May 2007
Question playblast through commandline?

hai all

i have a small thought,
can we take a playblast of a maya file through mayabatch command?

i know it sounds funny...but it will save lot of time for the animators,,,

i tried playblast command...

but nothin happend...

Thanks for the help in advance
Sr. SFX Artist
Kilnidea Animation Studio
  05 May 2007
You can start maya in command line mode and execute mel commands like this:

playblast -format movie -filename "playblast" -clearCache 1 -viewer 1 -showOrnaments 1 -fp 4 -percent 50 -compression none;
  05 May 2007
Red face Not working...

hai GaintG,
thanks for ur quick response...but it did not work for me...

wht i did was,

i executed these commands

C:\> maya -prompt

mel: sphere (a dummy sphere)
mel: playblast -format movie -filename "test" ...

But nothing happend...i could not find the file anywhere...

is this what u were telling?

thanks in advance
Sr. SFX Artist
Kilnidea Animation Studio
  05 May 2007
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