[Sidefx-houdini-list] Save an image after render to Mplay

Alvaro Castaneda varomix at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 15:59:03 EST 2016


yeah my mistake Peter I am using "md"

I solved it, it works with this extra plane trick but, not for png files,
as Mark told me md" device expects scanlines to be written



On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 1:41 PM, Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at gmail.com> wrote:

> "md" not "mp"
>
>
> On 12 January 2016 at 10:28, Alvaro Castaneda <varomix at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Yeah I'm rendering the Cf plane to "mp" but I can't see progress, maybe
> I'm
> > doing something wrong, care to explain more in detail?
> >
> > thanks Mark
> >
> > On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 10:49 AM, Mark Elendt <mark at sidefx.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Instead of rendering to "ip", you could try rendering the Cf plane to
> > > the "md" device.  It's non-interactive, but shows progress.
> > >
> > > On Tuesday Jan 12 at 09:50, Alvaro Castaneda wrote:
> > > > Right now I have this
> > > > I render to disk but I have an extra image plane that renders Cf and
> in
> > > the
> > > > save in separate file filed I put md, this means it renders to disk
> > then
> > > > pops up mplay when done.
> > > > That kinda works.
> > > > What I really would love to see is the live progress.
> > > >
> > > > Yeah I was thinking that well mplay is already listening for renders,
> > > there
> > > > might be a way to hook in to it, maybe :)
> > > >
> > > > On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 9:31 AM, Mark Elendt <mark at sidefx.com>
> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > An alternative would be to launch mplay once the image is
> completely
> > > > > written to disk?
> > > > >
> > > > > Alternatively, you might be able to do something with the openport
> > > > > command in the textport in mplay.  I'm not sure what's possible or
> > not
> > > > > though.
> > > > >
> > > > > On Tuesday Jan 12 at 01:24, Alvaro Castaneda wrote:
> > > > > > Hey guys
> > > > > > need your help
> > > > > >
> > > > > > is there a way I could save an image rendered to Mplay?
> > > > > > like post-render kinda script, maybe connecting to mplay and
> asking
> > > for
> > > > > the
> > > > > > frame.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > is there a way to trigger mplay to save the image to disk?
> > > > > > something like that.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I'm writing a tool that renders a single image but is important
> > that
> > > you
> > > > > > see the image been rendered to spot any errors etc.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > thank you
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