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  Re: Feature request: append characters before frame number inanimation  
From: Le Forgeron
Date: 12 May 2019 07:57:35
Message: <5cd80a2f$1@news.povray.org>
Le 12/05/2019 à 09:56, Mike Horvath a écrit :
> On 5/12/2019 1:16 AM, Thorsten Froehlich wrote:
>> Mike Horvath <mik### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
>>> Currently, when one renders an animation, POV-Ray simply appends a
>>> number to the end of the file. I request that we can insert an
>>> underscore or hyphen between the file name and the frame number so that
>>>
>>> image0, image1, image2
>>>
>>> become
>>>
>>> image_9, image_1, image_2
>>
>> Why don’t you just specify the output filename with all the characters
>> you want
>> in it?
>>
>>
> 
> What do you mean? Not a lot of options are described here:
> 

Well, instead of default -Ofoo

you could use "-Ofoo_", and with animation on, get foo_01.png

povray +Ifoo.pov -Ofoo_ +KFI0 +KFF11




> http://wiki.povray.org/content/Reference:File_Output_Options#Output_File_Name
> 
> 
> Also, I have dozens of scenes and don't want to configure the INI file
> for each scene.


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