POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.pov4.discussion.general : Multiple render jobs in a single instance : Re: Multiple render jobs in a single instance Server Time
17 Sep 2021 07:06:50 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Multiple render jobs in a single instance  
From: Le Forgeron
Date: 22 Jan 2016 16:08:41
Message: <56a29a59$1@news.povray.org>
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Le 22/01/2016 02:46, Mike Horvath a écrit :
> I think it could be a good idea to support multiple render jobs
> running in parallel in a single instance of POV-Ray. You could
> manage them like downloads in a download manager or bittorrent.
> 
> Why, do you ask? Because when running multiple instances it can
> get confusing as to which instance is currently running. Over the
> last week I've accidentally stopped a long render a few times
> because I clicked on the wrong icon in the taskbar.
> 
> Also, it resolves the issue where some files are open in one
> instance but not another, and POV-Ray does not correctly remember
> which files were open when starting a new instance.
> 
> Lastly, the "recent files" list at the bottom of the File menu may
> get messed up with all the separate instances.
> 
> I don't think this is a high priority, but I thought I'd throw the
> idea out there.

You know, of course, that the windows version has a render-queue, in
which you can put the different jobs.



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