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Genesis Meets Poser - Introducing DSON Importer for Poser
Posted: 12 October 2012 01:04 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 451 ]
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That happened to everyone. Things in the DSON category that were showing some very nice discounts suddenly jumped to not-such-a-big-deal levels. I think the very low prices were an accident and those who managed to buy before the jump were extremely lucky.

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Posted: 12 October 2012 01:07 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 452 ]
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ketthrove - 12 October 2012 10:49 AM
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FSMCDesigns - 11 October 2012 02:58 PM

Any idea if GenX will updated to work with the poser version?

There’s no need for an update to GenX. The morphs created by GenX are loaded directly with Genesis when it is imported into Poser. To apply the DUF shaping presets generated by GenX to Genesis, I made a small script to load DSON files without Poser companion files. (The script can be downloaded here: DSON Loader.) However, the morph transfer itself will require DS, because GenX is a DS plugin.

I just looked at your script, good work.  I would like to point out one thing however, the “loadCompanionDSONFile” call you are using will only work on files ending in .duf.  The preset needs to be a 4.5 preset conforming to the published spec.  Also for anyone using this, any assets that file references most be mapped correctly in Poser for it load correclty.

OK, this was a bit of a quick shot ... The DSON importer always looks for a file with the extension “DUF”. Usually, it is called directly with the file name (and extension) of the Python script. So I changed the script to temporarily switch the extension to DUF when selecting a DSF file (available for download from my site). Seems to work well also for DSF files in DS 4.0 format with some restrictions (e.g. materials are ignored for figures).

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Posted: 12 October 2012 01:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 453 ]
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I apologize if this has been asked already in the onslaught of posts (coming fast and furious) ...

What is the difference between the “regular” content file, and the “legacy” content file?  For example, I have two versions here:

12930_TrollforGenesis_1.6_trx.exe (125,463 KB)

12930_TrollforGenesisLegacy_1.6_trx.exe (125,282 KB)

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Posted: 12 October 2012 01:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 454 ]
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Deecey - 12 October 2012 01:08 PM

I apologize if this has been asked already in the onslaught of posts (coming fast and furious) ...

What is the difference between the “regular” content file, and the “legacy” content file?  For example, I have two versions here:

12930_TrollforGenesis_1.6_trx.exe (125,463 KB)

12930_TrollforGenesisLegacy_1.6_trx.exe (125,282 KB)

The legacy version is for DS4.0, the regular one is for DS4.5 or Poser or Carrara 8.5

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Posted: 12 October 2012 01:21 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 455 ]
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I hope the endless Poser-Genesis discussion will now come to an end.

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Posted: 12 October 2012 01:22 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 456 ]
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Ok, so got everything installed and figure loads properly in poser, so i thought id try to convert clothing, tried the link http://docs.daz3d.com/doku.php/public/software/dson_importer/poser/userguide/dson_content_conversion/tutorials/creating_dson_companion_files/start which is awesome, but when i get to Step 3 : Finding the Conversion Action
The Action to convert files for use in the DSON Importer for Poser can be found in the context menu of Content Library. Simply right-click on “Content Library” and choose “Create Poser Companion Files…”
  i right click in dazstudio 4.5 and there is no create poser companion file option…. so im not sure what i did wrong like i said figure loads properly in poser, so i thought everything was installed correctly….. im so confused…

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Posted: 12 October 2012 01:22 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 457 ]
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Ok… I have a new question.

Brand new, sparkly version of DS4.5 installed.  Registered with my DS4.5Pro serial number.  Installed all of the files and Genesis loads in Poser just dandy.  I go down the list step-by-step to convert clothing to DSON format until I get to where it says to click to “Create Poser Companion Files…”  I do not have that option.  It’s just not there!

http://screencast.com/t/lh5c7kfAAs5

What am I doing wrong?

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Posted: 12 October 2012 01:28 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 458 ]
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Paris_K - 12 October 2012 01:22 PM

Ok, so got everything installed and figure loads properly in poser, so i thought id try to convert clothing, tried the link http://docs.daz3d.com/doku.php/public/software/dson_importer/poser/userguide/dson_content_conversion/tutorials/creating_dson_companion_files/start which is awesome, but when i get to Step 3 : Finding the Conversion Action
The Action to convert files for use in the DSON Importer for Poser can be found in the context menu of Content Library. Simply right-click on “Content Library” and choose “Create Poser Companion Files…”
  i right click in dazstudio 4.5 and there is no create poser companion file option…. so im not sure what i did wrong like i said figure loads properly in poser, so i thought everything was installed correctly….. im so confused…

Instead of right-clicking on the label “Content Library”, click on the rectangle with horizontal lines in the upper corner of the Content Library.

This feature is only on 4.5.1.6

 

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Posted: 12 October 2012 01:31 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 459 ]
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Nightsong - 12 October 2012 01:22 PM

Ok… I have a new question.

Brand new, sparkly version of DS4.5 installed.  Registered with my DS4.5Pro serial number.  Installed all of the files and Genesis loads in Poser just dandy.  I go down the list step-by-step to convert clothing to DSON format until I get to where it says to click to “Create Poser Companion Files…”  I do not have that option.  It’s just not there!

http://screencast.com/t/lh5c7kfAAs5

What am I doing wrong?

You need DS 4.5.1.6

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Posted: 12 October 2012 01:31 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 460 ]
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Ok, that’s eerie.  We posted the same question in the same minute.

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Posted: 12 October 2012 01:31 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 461 ]
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Nightsong - 12 October 2012 01:22 PM

Ok… I have a new question.

Brand new, sparkly version of DS4.5 installed.  Registered with my DS4.5Pro serial number.  Installed all of the files and Genesis loads in Poser just dandy.  I go down the list step-by-step to convert clothing to DSON format until I get to where it says to click to “Create Poser Companion Files…”  I do not have that option.  It’s just not there!

http://screencast.com/t/lh5c7kfAAs5

What am I doing wrong?

You may need to re-apply the layout to get the action to show up.

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Posted: 12 October 2012 01:35 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 462 ]
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I don’t know if this will be of help but I find that for Windows 7, I need to run the poser.exe as administrator or else I have problems with accessing certain things, such as PhilC’s Wardrobe Wizard.  So I set up the poser.exe to run in the administrator mode whenever I start Poser and I don’t have anymore problems or strange errors.  Just a suggestion.

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Posted: 12 October 2012 01:35 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 463 ]
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Ok, so, at a guess:  the free version of DS4 with the big old button that says “download here” won’t work, right?  We need to actually go and purchase (currently for free) DS4Pro to access the updated downloads in our account in order to use the DSON converter?

Someone may want to label manual conversions using the DSON converter a DS4.5Pro feature, if that is the case, or else update the main Zip accessed on this page just to save themselves some headache: http://www.daz3d.com/products/daz-studio/daz-studio-what-is-daz-studio

PS:  Thanks for the help guys!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted: 12 October 2012 01:35 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 464 ]
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Nightsong - 12 October 2012 01:22 PM

Ok… I have a new question.

Brand new, sparkly version of DS4.5 installed.  Registered with my DS4.5Pro serial number.  Installed all of the files and Genesis loads in Poser just dandy.  I go down the list step-by-step to convert clothing to DSON format until I get to where it says to click to “Create Poser Companion Files…”  I do not have that option.  It’s just not there!

http://screencast.com/t/lh5c7kfAAs5

What am I doing wrong?

You may need to re-apply the layout to get the action to show up.

Ahh… layout thingie.  How do I do that? :D

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Posted: 12 October 2012 01:38 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 465 ]
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Nightsong - 12 October 2012 01:35 PM
ketthrove - 12 October 2012 01:31 PM
Nightsong - 12 October 2012 01:22 PM

Ok… I have a new question.

Brand new, sparkly version of DS4.5 installed.  Registered with my DS4.5Pro serial number.  Installed all of the files and Genesis loads in Poser just dandy.  I go down the list step-by-step to convert clothing to DSON format until I get to where it says to click to “Create Poser Companion Files…”  I do not have that option.  It’s just not there!

http://screencast.com/t/lh5c7kfAAs5

What am I doing wrong?

You may need to re-apply the layout to get the action to show up.

Ahh… layout thingie.  How do I do that? :D

Window>Layout

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