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  1. Hello all, My goal is to launch programs such as windows shell, Maya & Nuke, etc, from the ftrack UI and also feed custom environment variables to the shell before the application is launched. For example, I know project A requires Nuke 8.0 and Ocula 1.0 and project B requires Nuke 9.0 & Ocula 2.0 . I'm hoping to make/update a UI in ftrack which would have a Nuke icon and if the user double clicks the Nuke icon, the correct version of Nuke and plug-in are found via the environment variables. I can do this with other web based production tracking software and via a comman
  2. I've developed a widget that is launched from an action and the widget shows a form that collects some data. For example, this widget collects an entity ID selection from a drop-down menu: The Submit button creates an `ftrack.Event` object with the topic of 'ftrack.action.launch' and the appropriate data to launch another action, publishes this event, and closes the widget window. On my event listener I can see that the action is being launched and that it is generating the correct data to show a form, but the form never shows up in my browser. My hunch is that when I jump from
  3. I am about to shift some specific actions from running locally on user-workstations to one or two central worker-clients. Some of these actions will run a little bit longer and won't be discoverable during processing. To keep it simple, maintainable and scalable I'd like to avoid setting up threading/multiprocessing mechanisms inside the action and do that on a higher level instead. Is there a canonical way to pull this off? If I understand it correctly the event.stop() method will only work if I register the listeners from one single process. So multiple-docker containers or multiple hosts wo
  4. I am working from the 'Example Action' found here. http://ftrack.rtd.ftrack.com/en/3.5.0/developing/actions.htm My end goal is to create directory structures based on Ftrack hiearchy. At the moment, all I am doing is printing some information (object type and name) based on what is selected. Everything works... but when I change the name of the selected task, or its type through Ftrack, and when I run the action again, it returns the information from my selection prior to the changes made. How can I force update the events inside of the launch() f
  5. When trying to run an action on the "Lists" there is no connection to ftrack connect On the library level, on the library folder level and the list level.
  6. Is there a way to make the boolean’s width larger? Right now the checkbox appears on top of my label
  7. Hi We would like to be able to provide the users of the review page, the ability to run some of our actions. It would seem there is no place currently for running actions on either the right hand panel or on multiple selected versions on the bottom panel. Could I request some ability to add user actions here? Thanks Phil
  8. I'd like to have a push button and checkboxes in my webUI that is launched from my Action. The pushbutton is for "help", and the checkboxes are to show what is configured for my shots that are created by the action. I'd like the artists to be able to change the configuration as needed. I see these are available when I use the webUI, but I don't see them listed in the documentation. So how can I get them? http://ftrack.rtd.ftrack.com/en/3.3.15/developing/actions.html#custom-ui
  9. Maybe these will help someone. 2 Actions we use regularly. When ran on an entity (single or multiple selection), they push it's thumbnail to it's direct parent or all it's children, depending on which one you run Works asynchronously as a job so even running it on big numbers of items shouldn't be a problem. Action - thumb to children Action - thumb to parent
  10. Hi. my default FTRACK CONNECT Actions (nuke, maya) are not showing up, as well as my custom python actions are not being compiled, after i properly login with server url, password, and api key. This only happens on a few computers, while works fine on others. What should i look into in order to fix this issue? thanks I am using ftrack and my Diagnostics are all okay and working as normal.
  11. Hi all: Been working on ftrack 3ds max integration for our studio for the past few months, so finally getting into actions/events/etc. Just to get this place started, here's an Action I made that I have no idea how everyone else on ftrack works without; the ability to download all Components at once from an AssetVersion. Ideally, I'd like to be able to integrate a Tkinter/Qt UI for choosing the file directory to save files to, but right now that doesn't seem to work, and I can't figure out why (since nothing gets piped to stderr/stdout when I execute a simple Tkinter fileDialog.askDirectory(
  12. I've posted a quick example on how to get started with Actions + a simple UI to go with it. https://www.ftrack.com/2015/04/write-first-ftrack-action.html /F
  13. laura

    pdplayer as action

    Hi. I need your support in creating an action for opening a sequence with Pdplayer from the web interface. I already wrote an action, but the problem is, that it is opening Pdplayer on the machine where the action is running (server) and not on the machine where the action is called. Any suggestion? Thanks, Laura
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