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Automatic "Layout All" Network editor

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I like the new "Layout All" system, hotkey L. Inside the SOP it behaves logically, 99% times I can rely on automatic layout.

Now I am trying to make system in organizing my /obj level. I am almost satisfied, but it behaves inconsistent:

 - when working with the file: children with "newer wire" jump to the right
 - after save quit reopen: other sort logic is used, probably node "Created" date and time?

Does anybody know, how this system works, please? Probably SESI could unify it? Could I write small python script and hack/set "Created" time alphabetically?

layout.png    after save quit reopen.png

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I have scripted the Network Editor's "layout all and respect pinned nodes' positions", it is nice to tidy up more branches or single nodes (cameras, lights, ropnets, SOP or /obj level).

I am python beginner but it works for me, so far.

http://lab.ikoon.cz/index.php/2018/02/01/network-editor-layout-1/

layout-1024x747.thumb.png.3e1387ae60f2f0eff798fc579da47795.png

 

If you like the idea, Michael Goldfarb filed two RFEs (thanks again), you may refer to them:

RFE – #87728 – pin nodes
RFE – #87729 – link node positions 

 

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