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  1. 6 points
    We find the 'old' documentation invaluable for sharing and training internally. The new docs simply aren't suitable (at least not yet). We miss the ability to: Link to specific sub-sections. Access the docs offline. Navigate left and right through a topic. Link to the specific release documentation (as we are often behind latest by a few versions). Link directly to API reference (via intersphinx) from our API reference and then maintain context in surrounding docs. Please bring back the 'old' docs or at least keep updating them alongside the new ones until you can support all these features in the new docs.
  2. 4 points
    lorenzo.angeli

    ftrack_studio rez packages

    Hi all and Happy New Year ! With the experience built in the past years helping various offices setting up ftrack, I decided to wrap a rez repository where to collect all the needed bits and pieces to have ftrack_studio running as rez package. The repository can be accessed here http://git.efestolab.uk/rez/rez-ftrack for now while in development. (planning to move it later to bitbucket) The long time plan is to make this repo able to support all the needed platform and systems supported by ftrack , but at the moment I'm focusing mostly on linux. The installation is somehow tedious as the packages have to be installed in a certain order, I'm looking into a more automated system though, but is really not a priority. (check the readme to see the actual installation order) In order to make the default application work off the shelf , a custom package called ftrack_hook_override is provided, and original hooks are disabled. If you manage to install all, you can then run : $ rez-env ftrack_studio > $ ftrack_studio At the moment I'm matching the dependencies for the latest (2.7.3) version, and all the connector plugins are loaded by default (this might change later , to allow more dynamic settings). If you have any questions or issues please let me know ! L. P.s At the moment you need to have already available the basic packages such as qt, pyside and python installed as rez-packages. Please, bare in mind is currently in development, so things might be changing fast, and some packages might still be missing. If you think you can help , please do ! Below the resolution package for ftrack_studio 2.7.3 requested packages: ftrack_studio ~platform==linux (implicit) ~arch==x86_64 (implicit) ~os==Fedora-27 (implicit) resolved packages: appdirs-1.4.0 /home/efestolab/packages/appdirs/1.4.0/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) arch-x86_64 /home/efestolab/packages/arch/x86_64 (local) arrow-0.10.0 /home/efestolab/packages/arrow/0.10.0/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) backports_ssl_match_hostname-3.5.0.1 /home/efestolab/packages/backports_ssl_match_hostname/3.5.0.1/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) chardet-3.0.4 /home/efestolab/packages/chardet/3.0.4/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) clique-1.5.0 /home/efestolab/packages/clique/1.5.0/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) ftrack_connect-1.1.2 /home/efestolab/packages/ftrack_connect/1.1.2/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) ftrack_connect_foundry-1.1.0 /home/efestolab/packages/ftrack_connect_foundry/1.1.0/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) ftrack_connect_hieroplayer-1.2.0 /home/efestolab/packages/ftrack_connect_hieroplayer/1.2.0/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) ftrack_connect_legacy_plugins-1.1.0 /home/efestolab/packages/ftrack_connect_legacy_plugins/1.1.0/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) ftrack_connect_maya-1.1.1 /home/efestolab/packages/ftrack_connect_maya/1.1.1/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) ftrack_connect_nuke-1.1.2 /home/efestolab/packages/ftrack_connect_nuke/1.1.2/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) ftrack_connect_nuke_studio-1.1.1 /home/efestolab/packages/ftrack_connect_nuke_studio/1.1.1/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) ftrack_connect_rv-3.7 /home/efestolab/packages/ftrack_connect_rv/3.7/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) ftrack_hook_overrides-0.0.1 /home/efestolab/packages/ftrack_hook_overrides/0.0.1/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) ftrack_location_compatibility-0.3.2 /home/efestolab/packages/ftrack_location_compatibility/0.3.2/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) ftrack_python_api-1.3.3 /home/efestolab/packages/ftrack_python_api/1.3.3/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) ftrack_python_legacy_api-3.6.2 /home/efestolab/packages/ftrack_python_legacy_api/3.6.2/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) ftrack_studio-2.7.3 /home/efestolab/packages/ftrack_studio/2.7.3/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) idna-2.6 /home/efestolab/packages/idna/2.6/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) lucidity-1.5.0 /home/efestolab/packages/lucidity/1.5.0/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) os-Fedora-27 /home/efestolab/packages/os/Fedora-27 (local) platform-linux /home/efestolab/packages/platform/linux (local) pyparsing-2.2.0 /home/efestolab/packages/pyparsing/2.2.0/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) pyside-1.2.2 /mnt/zeus/storage/rez/packages/rez-base/pyside/1.2.2 python-2.7.14 /mnt/zeus/storage/rez/packages/rez-base/python/2.7.14/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/os-Fedora-27 python_certifi-2017.11.05 /home/efestolab/packages/python_certifi/2017.11.05/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) python_dateutil-2.6.1 /home/efestolab/packages/python_dateutil/2.6.1/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) qt-4.8.6 /mnt/zeus/storage/rez/packages/rez-base/qt/4.8.6 qtext-0.2.0 /home/efestolab/packages/qtext/0.2.0/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) qtpy-0.3.4 /home/efestolab/packages/qtpy/0.3.4/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) requests-2.18.4 /home/efestolab/packages/requests/2.18.4/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) riffle-0.3.0 /home/efestolab/packages/riffle/0.3.0/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) shiboken-1.2.2 /mnt/zeus/storage/rez/packages/rez-base/shiboken/1.2.2 six-1.11.0 /home/efestolab/packages/six/1.11.0/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) urllib3-1.22 /home/efestolab/packages/urllib3/1.22/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local) websocket_client-0.46.0 /home/efestolab/packages/websocket_client/0.46.0/platform-linux/arch-x86_64/python-2.7 (local)
  3. 2 points
    Probably a big ask from a technical perspective but an incredibly useful feature in Review would be to wipe between two loaded versions in Ftrack Web Player. If wiping isn't possible, even a key press to quickly switch from version A to version B during playback would be helpful.
  4. 2 points
    Lorenzo Angeli

    2D/3D Asset Library

    Although not web based, one option I can think of would be : 1) have a project to act as library, 2) one action which allows to re migrate the assets to/from a given project . (could be a reworked version of this example: https://bitbucket.org/ftrack/ftrack-recipes/pull-requests/4) This could be extended to keep reference (as metadata or custom attribute) on where the asset originally comes from (as project when publishing back). 3) a pyside based browser (so can be used as widget in maya, nuke and any other qt based application) to act as library browser. Although requires some work, seems doable. L.
  5. 2 points
    Mattias Lagergren

    Upgrading MariaDB to use JSON

    Yes, we plan to upgrade to MariaDB 10.X but I do not have any dates on this yet. The JSON functionality is interesting and something to consider
  6. 2 points
    Mattias Lagergren

    Attach file in new note

    There is an article here on how to attach file to a note in the ftrack-python-api: http://ftrack-python-api.rtd.ftrack.com/en/stable/example/note.html#attachments
  7. 2 points
    ewokninja

    Time Zone Support

    Being part of a company that has users in multiple time zones it would be very convenient to be able to specify a time zone for any date/time field.
  8. 2 points
    Mattias Lagergren

    ftrack Browser tabs

    Hey Erik, this is something that we're considering for the future. It could very useful if you have a lot of tabs open for different projects.
  9. 2 points
    Eric Hermelin

    Exporting Links

    Hi Ozen, hope you are well! It is possible to using a advanced query filter to filter on linked entities, below are a few examples, it is however a bit fiddly to update these query filters if you wish to iterate over a few different shots / asset builds, so it might be worth writing a tool using the api to export the information in bulk Using a Shot Query filter, show only shots that have a incoming link to a asset builds named "Monkey" incoming_links.from.name = 'Monkey' Using a Asset Build Query filter, display all asset builds used for a specific shot outgoing_links.to.name = 'SHOT_NAME' cheers Eric
  10. 2 points
    I was able to reproduce this issue and we're looking into a fix
  11. 2 points
    Lucas Correia

    Time logging

    Hi Chris, It should be possible to use an event listener to automate starting a timer for a user when a task's status is set in progress. The reason that we don't do this automatically is that there can be several situations where you do not want the timer started automatically, and it is hard to know when this is. An event listener is a small python script that can be used to subscribe to changes in ftrack and perform custom logic such as updating a status, starting a external process or triggering a user interface. Here are some useful resources for setting up an event listener: * Developer hub with introduction to the API * How to subscribe with the API * Information about the update event * Example event listeners If you are not interested in logging time, but rather want to see how long a particular task has been in a certain state you can look at querying `Event` objects using the API. There is a snippet with some examples here. You probably want to query for action=change.status.task and parent_id=the task's id. Regards, Lucas
  12. 2 points
    You are trying to create an assignment where i think you should be creating an allocation, no?
  13. 2 points
    Hey @Remus Avram Is this what you are looking for? https://forum.ftrack.com/topic/895-filter-by-component-name/
  14. 2 points
    We have asked for this also. It is essential to be able to track every change, especially in case bad data enters the system. With a proper audit model we would have a chance of getting back to a good state without losing data through a restore from older backup. Note that even the API does not provide sufficient granularity at present and still uses old data types making it harder to relate to actual data. We are also interested in there being a facility for giving the reason for a change - e.g. why the status was changed. A sort of special linked note / metadata attached to the change event.
  15. 2 points
    Hi @mark.fin , we have the same issue. What we need is a lock system for the Ftrack entities and attributes. Please have a look at this discussion http://forum.ftrack.com/index.php?/topic/788-lock-system-for-entity-attribute/ . Until this is implemented, we are using an Ftrack action which works pretty nice for us. How the action works: - it listen for all the events - ones an event match the conditions, we process it. Example: we allow production to create an asset and update the name as long as the status is not changed. Ones the status is changed, we mark it (set a key in metadata). If the production renames it now, the action detects that the asset is marked and rename it back to the previous name and let the user know why he/she can't do it.
  16. 2 points
    tokejepsen

    DJV Viewer

    I have recently updated the DJV View action to be more flexible in other pipelines; https://github.com/tokejepsen/ftrack-hooks/tree/master/djv_plugin You can now specify what files are available for the user to choose from.
  17. 2 points
    Remus Avram

    Custom keyboard shortcuts

    Thank you, Mattias! Shortcuts keyboard are really useful for repetitive tasks.
  18. 1 point
    JPrydz

    BUG - Sorting Version Link

    Hi, Thanks for sending this in. That's not expected behaviour, so I have reported this as a bug. Regards, Johan
  19. 1 point
    Hi, When having lots of assignees on a task the following variable in mysql will cause problems in the Tasks spreadsheet: https://mariadb.com/kb/en/library/server-system-variables/#group_concat_max_len From MariaDB 10.2.4 the default value has changed and will no longer result in this problem. If you are facing this issue now you can change the setting to be 1M. Updating this variable will solve the problems in the tasks spreadsheet but there is no guarantee other places in the UI will not suffer from other presentational issues when having a large number of assignees on a single task. /Johan
  20. 1 point
    JPrydz

    No metadata on Ftrack list type

    Hi, Thanks for sending this in. I have informed development about your request. So let's see what they can do. /Johan
  21. 1 point
    Hi Remus, We store an Event entity when some entities (e.g. Task, Note) are created. Examples of how to query these are available in this snippet. Currently, we do not track changes to AssetVersionLink and no create Event will be available. I've added a request to add this. Regards, Lucas
  22. 1 point
    You can meet the ftrack team in Barcelona on November 30 (Friday) and December 1 (Saturday) for b'Ars. We'll be available for demos and to answer your questions all day at a dedicated stand. We'll also have ftrack users Twin Pines presenting to share how they use ftrack for Episodic TV and Films. For more information and to schedule a meeting with the ftrack team: https://www.ftrack.com/en/2018/10/ftrack-bars-barcelona-2018.html
  23. 1 point
    This is now resolved. Cheers, Fredrik
  24. 1 point
    Hi Remus, after an update of the forum earlier in the week we're in the process of rebuilding the search cache, which might effect this as well. Give it a few days and see if it gets better. Cheers, Fredrik
  25. 1 point
    Agree. I find the old docs much clearer and easier to navigate.
  26. 1 point
    Thank you for this feedback - I will raise it as a feature request with the team.
  27. 1 point
    The issue with update events on hierarchical custom attributes should be fixed in an upcoming maintenance release (scheduled for 3.5.25)
  28. 1 point
    Hi Emi, Thanks for the feedback! Currently it is only possible to mark new note as completable, but not a note written by a client when transferring it. I agree that this would be a very useful feature and will bring it forward to the team. Thanks, Lucas
  29. 1 point
    Hi, Sorry for the delayed response on this. I don't see a reason why changes to `TypedContextLink` shouldn't emit update events. I have added a bug task to look into this. Thanks for the feedback. Regards, Lucas
  30. 1 point
    Erik LaPlant

    @Message

    As a project manager, it would be very helpful to have twitter-style @mention functionality (tag a user by entering "@" followed by their user name) in notes, so that I could get a direct email notification whenever someone mentions me.
  31. 1 point
    Hi, Thanks for reaching out. The JavaScript API does not automatically connect to the event hub. You can either call Session.eventHub.connect() or specify autoConnectEventHub when creating the session. Read more in the documentation: http://ftrack-javascript-api.rtd.ftrack.com/en/stable/handling_events.html Yep! Both are connected to the same event server and events will be available to either client. Regards, Lucas
  32. 1 point
    cschnell

    Spreadsheet Functions for Shot Entity

    Hi, we are frequently missing a possibility so summarize shot attributes in the spreedsheet view. The "Functions" is only enabled for task attributes. But afaik, there is no possibility to summarize values from shot attributes. For example, we have a view and one column is "frame duration", a shot attribute. Now we need the sum of that value. Thanks Christian
  33. 1 point
    Luigi

    Simplify team management

    Thank you. This was just a proposal how it could work. It can be done with multiple selection and a function like "add selected to group" as well....or when adding users to the group the list of users (that can be added) can be just contain the users added to the ungrouped team.
  34. 1 point
    I would also like to able to easily access this type of data. In an ideal world there would be a dashboard widget to display the status changes along with the date changed and this could be filtered to specific asset types. A stacked bar graph would be a bonus! This information is massively useful for production staff to assess where there are time issues on turnaround of notes and reviews, in particular from clients
  35. 1 point
    We are also surprised at the change to the documentation, especially as it also removes the versioned docs. Versioned docs are important to us as we may run several releases behind latest for stability and we can't have users constantly confused by references to features they don't have access to. Similarly, offline docs is nice to have. Finally, there seem to be no release notes in the new docs!
  36. 1 point
    Ok, so the issue was with these lines: shot["custom_attributes"] = shot_data["custom_attributes"] shot["metadata"] = shot_data["metadata"] which doesn't work anymore, at least with ftrack 3.5.9 and API version 1.0.4. All credits to Eric Hermelin from ftrack support for figuring it out and providing the solution: for key, value in shot_data["custom_attributes"].items(): shot['custom_attributes'][key] = value for key, value in shot_data["metadata"].items(): shot['metadata'][key] = value Everything is working fine again now. Thanks Eric and Matthias for resolving this quickly!
  37. 1 point
    Could you elaborate on this? Trying to trigger an action dialog from a custom published event, and can't seem to get it to work.
  38. 1 point
    Hi Luigi, Thank you for letting us know. We're actually considering a redesign of that entire page to clarify it and make it more useful. E.g. adding the ability to set security roles when building the team (as discussed in other topics).
  39. 1 point
    Thanks, I will report these issues as bugs
  40. 1 point
    Hi, We have just released a new version of ftrack-connect 0.6.2 (https://www.ftrack.com/portfolio/connect). This is a major release as all ftrack connect plugins have been updated to no longer use our legacy API and instead use the new API. This change will improve performance across the board, as well as lead to a quicker development cycle. In addition, we are including our new Beta plugins for Maya and Nuke built around the open source project, Pyblish (http://ftrack-connect-documentation.rtd.ftrack.com/en/0.1.12/). Backwards compatibility with the old location plugins and actions are achieved through the ftrack-location-compatibility plugin (https://bitbucket.org/ftrack/ftrack-location-compatibility). While old locations and actions will continue to function, we highly recommend that you start looking at migrating your plugins and locations, please have a look at the migration documentation for more information (http://ftrack-connect.rtd.ftrack.com/en/latest/release/migration.html) For more information on what has changed please refer to each updated package: ftrack connect 1.0.1 ftrack connect cinema 4d 0.1.3 ftrack connect hieroplayer 1.1.5 ftrack connect legacy plugins 1.0.0 ftrack connect maya 1.0.0 ftrack connect nuke 1.0.1 ftrack connect nuke studio 1.0.0 ftrack connect rv 3.6 ftrack python legacy api 3.6.0 We hope you enjoy the release. Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback. cheers Eric
  41. 1 point
    Hello Mattias, Yes, 3.5.5 has fixed my issue with the custom attributes and is much faster. Great work guys! Thanks
  42. 1 point
    Hi Remus, This is currently not possible, it is however something we are looking to implement in the near future. I will keep you updated on the progress. cheers Eric
  43. 1 point
    darlings

    client review custom emails

    Hi guys. It would be a big plus if we could make a our own custom layout for the emails that are send when you send the invites. Most of the times my clients think it's some sort of spam and don't even bother to look at it. Just adding our own logo and a custom text would be helpful. But even better off-course is a custom html form what we could change in the settings. Cheers Robert
  44. 1 point
    Lucas Correia

    Ftrack's front end stack

    Hi Remus, The move to the new front-end stack will be an ongoing and progressive effort and you will start to see parts of the interface being updated or replaced over time. We started last year with releasing the Adobe integration built on a new front-end stack. After that, we have recently revamped planning and introduced studio-wide overviews in ftrack 3.5 which will be sharing with everyone soon (let us know via email on support [at] ftrack.com if you are eager to try these). Going forward, we will continue to replace parts of the interface with components using the new stack. There is also a bit of an update regarding the front end stack in this blog post. Regards, Lucas
  45. 1 point
    I found the answer (for those looking at this in the future): group_name = 'Test Subgroup' user_name = 'fzand' membership = session.query( "Membership where group.name is '{0}' ".format(group_name) + "and user.username is '{0}'".format(user_name) ).first() session.delete(membership) session.commit()
  46. 1 point
    Mattias Lagergren

    New publish tools

    Hi @sridharank, I'm glad to see that you're trying out the new integrations. For the error; you need to either setup your own custom location or configure a centralised storage scenario: http://ftrack.rtd.ftrack.com/en/stable/administering/configure_storage_scenario.html
  47. 1 point
    Yes, this will most likely be added, but I do not have any dates for it at the moment. We're more and more relying on the API ourselves when building the application so down the line things like this should be available. A problem at the moment is that the underlying model is quite complex - both to understand and to get right. Either we will need to simplify it or come up with good helper methods. This is the main reason why it is not there already.
  48. 1 point
    This should be fixed in 3.3.38:
  49. 1 point
    I'm actually working on this issue right now :-)
  50. 1 point
    Hi, You should be able to use the base class "TypedContext": session.get('TypedContext', id) It will figure out the correct subclass