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Save a Render Settings Preset

This example is dependent on functionality provided by DAZ Studio 4.5.x.

Summary

Below is an example demonstrating how you can use script accessible settings to control the saving of a Render Settings Preset..., without causing the output options or file save dialogs to be displayed.

API Areas of Interest

Example

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Save_Render_Settings_Preset.dsa
// Get the asset IO manager
var oAssetIOMgr = App.getAssetIOMgr();
// Define the class name of the asset filter we want to use
var sClassName = "DzRenderSettingsAssetFilter";
// Find the index of the asset filter with the class name we want
var nAssetIOFilter = oAssetIOMgr.findFilter( sClassName );
// If we've found an asset filter with the class name we wanted
if( nAssetIOFilter > -1 ){
	// Get the asset filter at the prescribed index
	var oAssetIOFilter = oAssetIOMgr.getFilter( nAssetIOFilter );
	// If we have a valid asset filter
	if( oAssetIOFilter ){
		// Create a settings object
		var oSettings = new DzFileIOSettings();
 
		// Get the default settings
		//oAssetIOFilter.getDefaultOptions( oSettings );
 
		// Get the content manager
		var oContentMgr = App.getContentMgr();
 
		// Get the base path - the first mapped content directory
		var sBasePath = oContentMgr.getContentDirectoryPath( 0 );
 
		// Get the default/saved options for the asset filter,
		// without displaying the options dialog (if any)
		if( oAssetIOFilter.getOptions( oSettings, false, "" ) ){
			// Don't compress the file
			oSettings.setBoolValue( "CompressOutput", false );
 
			// Don't show the file save dialog
			oSettings.setBoolValue( "RunSilent", true );
 
			// Inspect the settings that will be passed to the asset filter
			print( oSettings.toString() );
 
			// Use the asset filter to save a test file, using the defined settings.
			//oAssetIOFilter.doSave( oSettings, String("%1/%2 Test").arg( sBasePath ).arg( sClassName ), sBasePath );
 
			oAssetIOMgr.doSaveWithOptions( oAssetIOFilter, oSettings, false,
				String("%1/%2 Test").arg( sBasePath ).arg( sClassName ), sBasePath, "" );
		}
	}
// We didn't find an asset filter with the class name we wanted
} else {
	// Inform the user
	MessageBox.critical( String("An asset filter with the class name \"%1\" " +
		"could not be found.").arg( sClassName ), "Not Found", "&OK" );
}