On 1/25/2017 10:25 AM, clipka wrote:
> Hm... this has me thinking: Maybe a smarter way would be to allow
> certain placeholders in the file name, which would be replaced by the
> current date and/or time when the render was started (first frame in
> case of an animation sequence).
> This would entirely avoid the hassle of checking whether a file of the
> same name already exists, and yet provide a convenient way to prevent
> accidental overwriting of existing output files.
Would that work when using subsets of frames?
And thinking out loud:
What is the first frame?
Is it Frame_0, Frame_1 or the first frame actually rendered in the
directory with the same base name?
Would you have a flag to switch it on and off for when we wanted to
Sorry for sounding negative but I don't think this is trivial.
On the positive side. You could pop up a warning asking if the user
wanted to overwrite with an option to pick Yes/No/All (for animations)
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