Submitter Defaults

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Re: Submitter Defaults

Postby Weedy » Tue May 16, 2017 5:51 am

Hi Edwin,

I had another thought on this, if you go ahead with creating settings defaults in all submitters it might also be useful to add in the ability to use wildcards in the submission fields as well. I keep coming back the the SMTD script, but in there you can use the nameformats.ini file to create scripted defaults (solely for the job name). We find this very useful to prefix project numbers and shot codes to each submission. Being able to use these globally would allow me to standardise the naming and generally tidy up submissions. Or being able to link to a wildcard entry to a python snippet for any field in the submitter would mean we could pre-populate information such as shot code, project etc into extra info fields as well as the job name quite easily. Just a thought... :)

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Re: Submitter Defaults

Postby eamsler » Tue May 16, 2017 1:40 pm

I'll definitely have to reference this when we start working on this system. Luckily it's referenced in the issue.
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