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PRINT_PACK Version 2.7 - Printing in Bifrost just got easier

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Roland.Reyer
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PRINT_PACK Version 2.7 - Printing in Bifrost just got easier

*** UPDATE *** Version 2.9 is available here:

https://forums.autodesk.com/t5/bifrost-forum/print-pack-version-2-9/m-p/12368334?search-action-id=84...

 

This is version 2.7 of my PRINT_PACK.

 

The goal of this version is to make printing in Bifrost much easier.

Instead of different print node for various task (which are still there) it offers you a simplified "print" node for scalar values and for arrays.

 

Here'a a tutorial video:

 

https://youtu.be/gdop9N9SFs8

 

New features:

 

print

A new node with simplified settings for scalar values and arrays

 

print_to_string

For use within loops.

Print up to 16 description-value pairs to a sting.

 

print

print_static

print_scrolling

The value inputs can now be scalar, strings and arrays.
Arrays will be printed in a single line, which helps display small arrays together with scalars.

 

WORD WRAP for longer texts works in Rich Text as well as in Fast Text

Fixed:

Special characters will now be ignored
Min/max sizes for string in print_array
Print_object_properties now also displays properties that have "indices" instead of "data"
A single character was not printed with rich text
any_array_to_string: Corrected min/max info, now from the whole array

 

PrintGIF.gif

 

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Message 2 of 7

Looks super helpful many thanks 

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DavidHenion
in reply to: Roland.Reyer

How to install?

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Just drop it into this folder. C:\Users\UserName\Autodesk\Bifrost\Compounds

If the folder does not exist create it.

 

Or the more elegant solution create your own folder and add an environment variable like this. 
BIFROST_LIB_CONFIG_FILES=C:\....\print_pack\bifrost_lib_config.json

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Message 5 of 7

Ok, thank you - I was trying to put it in the C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Bifrost\Maya2023\2.7.1.0\bifrost\Compounds folder, not under users.

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mcw0
in reply to: Christoph_Schaedl

So just place the "print_pack_V2.7" folder in C:\Users\UserName\Autodesk\Bifrost\Compounds?

Message 7 of 7

Yes or set an "environment variable" like i did here for BulletFrost.

This way you can better manage your compounds if you need different version or use different Maya versions.
https://youtu.be/HAHfqk7Z7u0?si=WAUHebaRoazP2q-n

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