The tools created were essentially one click solutions to streamline tasks:
To easily switch between Windows and Linux File paths or locations in a scene for exporting assets from one to the other.
Used for updating merged models with latest textures, rips all materials from the available Libraries and saves the presets to a folder location
Used for updating merged models with latest textures. Attaches all previously saved presets from location to selected materials
Fixes softimages peculiar scaling system on nested objects, essential for successfully horizontally flipping models.
Automated Exporting of grouped Alembic models, converts reference models to local models, (alembic auto converts instances on the fly)
Basic importer with incrementing count number. These were used for importing & exporting massive layouts for crowd sims
Automated buffer system for setting up glass pass on buildings.
Point it a folder and import all the models in that folder.
Converts an instance back to to a model
The script above does not come up for air and might run out of memory, this version autosaves after x amount of conversions .
Make new instances of new model but place in the position of old instances. for updating scenes with new versions of models when updating ref models just doesn’t work!
Made for filling market stands with piles of fruit. ICE makes the fruit piles, the script converts all the fruit back in to normal model instances.
Convert all items in group REFMODELS to resolution 1 reference model. or edit to make any resolution needed. used to load heavy scenes and fix broken loading of reference models on scene load.
as above but can just reload the models not change the resolution
Hit okay after every update if needed, stops computers exploding!
when instances stop working and become disconnected, this will fix them. If they really are dead use Match_new_Instances to repopulate with fresh ones.
Specifically made to automatically strip down and tidy up complicated town house buildings and convert into fbx exports ready for re-importing and merging (this removes the sharing material dialogue box issue).