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  Re: Starting POV-Ray Miniized - POV-Ray 3.6 Windows Edition  
From: Peter
Date: 29 Jul 2013 11:40:01
Message: <web.51f6880684f413bfaf3d580b0@news.povray.org>

  I have done the -d option in my batch file method as it is closing a starting
a new POV-Ray window for eatch POV file to be rendered. However, I am trying the
animation feature now (your second suggestion in my other post).

Thans for all of your help (in this and other post)


Alain <kua### [at] videotronca> wrote:

> > Hi, I am running a sequence of pov files from the command line using a batch
> > file and I'm trying to determine if there is a way to get pov-ray to start
> > minimized (or even better in the system tray). Looking for either a command line
> > argument or switch OR a way to specify this in the ini file. Things work fine as
> > they are, but with each frame only taking a few seconds to render I have windows
> > opening and closing like crazy and since the animation is 20500 frames (and I
> > have 16 animations!) I was looking for an easy way to start minimized (to avoid
> > the constantly popping up windows).
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
> > Peter
> >
> >
> >
> >
> Render with the -d option. This will suppress the render window for the
> entire animation.
> Now, simply start your animation and minimise the main window.
> Not that you won't be able to make the render window visible to check
> the progress. You'll need to use any external image viewer.
> Alain

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