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  Re: Batch many .pov-Files  
From: Nicolas Alvarez
Date: 7 Nov 2007 23:03:04
Chrisir escribió:
> Hello all!
> I have a question concerning making a movie with pov-ray.
> I know pov-ray has huge inbuild abilities to do so.
> For several reasons I now need to build a movie without
> those abilities.
> Instead I would like to give pov-ray let's say 6000
> pov-files with different names (eg. a000001.pov, a000002.pov...)
> and let it parse those.
> I noted that I can drop max. 500 files.
> I also noted that in a batch mode, pov-ray doesn't close properly before my
> batch-file gives the next file to pov-ray.
> How can I tell pov-ray to take all 6000 pov-files in a folder (c:\BATCHFILES)
> and render images out of them?

I remember this trick that has been posted before.

Make a pov file containing this:

#include concat("a", str(frame_number, -6, 0), ".pov");

Render it with Final_Frame=6000 (+kff6000) and it render files 
a000001.pov to a006000.pov.

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