Martin Pengelly-Phillips

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  1. Martin Pengelly-Phillips

    Publishing & Retaining Folder Structures

    Yes it is possible. You can configure ftrack to not manage your files or copy them to new paths. Instead it can just use whatever path the files already have Typically this is known as an unmanaged location in ftrack terminology. The ftrack support team should be able to help guide you more in setting this up.
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    Delete Action from ftrack

    We extended ftrack to automatically add fqdn and pid to the subscriber information when subscribing to events, along with an `EventHub.subscribers_for(event)` method. With those we can easily find any rogue event listeners and shut them down. Might be something for ftrack to add to the core?
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    publish version with description on multiple lines

    We've been waiting on this for a while now. Do you have an expected date of when this will happen?
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    entityTypes during events

    >>> for object_type in session.query("select id, name from ObjectType"): >>> print object_type["id"], object_type["name"] 4be63b64-5010-42fb-bf1f-428af9d638f0 Asset Build 01decdd1-51cb-11e3-9d5b-20c9d0831e59 Milestone bad911de-3bd6-47b9-8b46-3476e237cb36 Shot 11c137c0-ee7e-4f9c-91c5-8c77cec22b2c Task ...
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    Cross-Studio Collaboration

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    We also need to be able to manage managers for a project via the API. (Or have some other way to add folks to a project so that they get notifications without being assigned a task). This is critical for us as a larger studio.
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    Upgrading MariaDB to use JSON

    Support for querying JSON structure directly would be useful to us also. Right now we have some code using a 'like' query to match the parts of the encoded string (which is not great).
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    Please bring back / keep updating the 'old' docs

    Regarding the new release notes - how do you link to a specific version? Also, it was very useful to be able to link to ftrack glossary entries to ensure everyone was referring to the same definition of a term. Where is the equivalent functionality in the new docs? The new docs don't seem to be improving...
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    very simple Note-Todo upgrade, with powerful implications

    Strike through would be great - it is useful also for indicating outdated information without having to actually delete the information.
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    Please bring back / keep updating the 'old' docs

    Now it seems like the release notes are no longer available in the old style docs either. Could you please bring back the olds docs as it seems the new docs are not getting updated with the required features.
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    No play button on version image if no thumbnail

    We've seen this too. Would be good to still be playable even when no thumbnail set.
  12. 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.
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    Create nested lists or close and hide them

    We would definitely appreciate being able to hide lists in the left nav (maybe only be able to navigate to them from the list spreadsheet view). I'd almost see it as just an extension of the current 'open' flag on a List. If not open, hide in left nav.
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    Yes, this would be great to have. Also, would be awesome if ftrack supported # completion for other entities in the system. E.g. Could start #mod and it would autocomplete to a modeling task.
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    No offline ftrack documentation in new release

    In addition, we currently link (via intersphinx references) to the ftrack documentation from our own internal documentation. Often this is to specific sections. How do we link to specific sections in the new documentation? Currently it only seems possible to link to whole articles.