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May 13, 2021 - PoserPython 2.9

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March 5, 2021 - P3DO 2.9 is here

2.9 is a continuation of 2.8. Adding more features to the search tool and completing the Daz Studio navigation button. You will find the quick search to be very handy, and the recent search menu another great time saver.
2.9 is also the starting point of a series of plugins updates, and Poser/DS oriented additions. They will be pubslished througout spring and summer as they are completed. There should be an update every 2 months.

Get P3DO 2.9 from download page


Quick search * Search history * Daz Studio navigation button improved




Quick search
The Quick search is a quick access simplified search tool with just the file name as search criteria.
It offers 3 search depth:
Search in current directory subdirectories
Search in current asset library subdirectories
Search in current runtime subdirectories
The default search is asset library. You can customize the behavior in the new Options dialog > Search tab. That default search is triggered when you hit the enter key in the search text field.


Search history
Recent searches are now restored when you navigate with the Repostory back and forward buttons.
Running instances of P3DO will share up to 25 search result set, the 26th search overriding the oldest one and so on.
Recent Search menu gives the ability to pick one of the last 25 search result. It is accessible from the Go To menu and the Respository dropdown


Daz Studio navigation button
The Daz Studio button is now reflecting the DS asset organization.
Animals, Scenes, Geometry have been added and the People structure is now splitted in its various components (Anatomy, Characters, Clothing, Hair, Materials, Props).

Due the figure oriented structure of the People library, P3DO is not providing a default shortcut for those asset libraries (which it does for Poser). But once you have navigated within a library the menu entry will appear in the shortcut.
Misc and fixes
Poser 12 opener fix.
Scene added to Poser navigation button.
Locate will now find for a match in both Main view and Repository.
InDepth information: fix path references in Poser INJ with path to another INJ.
InDepth information: added alternateGeom in Poser paths parser.
Improved 3d thumbnails cache quality - look in Options dialog > Thumbnails tab.
German translation updated. With a great thank to the german translater for his long term contribution.
French translation updated.

Coming Next on 2.9
Monthly updates proved to be too ambitious but I will do my best with bi-monthly or quarterly updates.
I'm already at work on the fall version. It will be 2.9 R3. R3 will also be published at Renderosity.
A R2 is likely to be available in the meantime, but if so it will just be a minor technical update to accomodate for the plugins requirements. The plugins updates will not be minor.
R2 - Partial Poses update
R2 - ZipInstaller update
R3 - Compression/Uncompression of Poser and Daz Studio files
R3 - Finish the FBX viewer
R3 - Review the Favorites in Repository
R3 - Review the Runtimes in Repository and include DS content folders

Coming Next on 3.0
2.9 R3 will the last of the P3DO 2* series :(
Stay tuned for 3.0 coming in 2022 :)



February 26, 2021 - P3DO 2.9 release candidate

There was no need to publish a release candidate setup because : I just found nothing wrong with the beta.
The download link is the same as last week. The beta is likely to be promoted as final release too, not as-is because of version number, translations and so-on but, yes, it will be the same.
2.9 will be officialy released next friday.
Feedbacks welcome.

Download P3DO pro 2.9 release candidate / beta (same link as last week - beta has been promoted to release candidate as-is)

P3DO 2.9 coming soon
February 12th - P3DO 2.9 alpha
February 19th - P3DO 2.9 beta
February 26th - P3DO 2.9 release candidate
March 5th - P3DO 2.9 Release

What's new in 2.9 ?
Quick search
Search history
Improved navigation button for Daz Studio

Misc and fixes
Poser 12 opener fix.
Scene added to Poser navigation button.
Locate will now find for a match in both Main view and Repository.
InDepth information: fix path references in Poser INJ with path to another INJ.
InDepth information: added alternateGeom in Poser paths parser.
Improved 3d thumbnails cache quality - look in Options dialog > Thumbnails tab.



February 19, 2021 - P3DO 2.9 beta

2.9 beta is here. All the version features have been completed.
No more feature will be added until 2.9. In the 2 coming weeks I will just proceed to more tests. And hopefully I will not have any issue to fix :)
The alpha proved to be a bit green in the end. 2.9 beta seems to work like a charm.
Release candidate next week and 2.9 in 2 weeks without a doubt.
Since last week I added a recent search menu. It is accessible from the Go To menu and Repository dropdown below the 2 other recent menus (files and directories).
The Quick Search and Recent search are indeed most useful additions.
Feedbacks welcome.

Download P3DO pro 2.9 beta (beta has been promoted to release candidate as-is)

P3DO 2.9 coming soon
February 12th - P3DO 2.9 alpha
February 19th - P3DO 2.9 beta
February 26th - P3DO 2.9 release candidate
March 5th - P3DO 2.9 Release

What's new in 2.9 ?
Quick search
Search history
Improved navigation button for Daz Studio

Misc and fixes
Poser 12 opener fix.
Scene added to Poser navigation button.
Locate will now find for a match in both Main view and Repository.
InDepth information: fix path references in Poser INJ with path to another INJ.
InDepth information: added alternateGeom in Poser paths parser.
Improved 3d thumbnails cache quality - look in Options dialog > Thumbnails tab.



February 12, 2021 - P3DO 2.9 alpha

2.9 beta has been delayed to next week because there is still some work in progress and there were not enough testings on the version.
The only thing left is a Recent Search menu similar to the Recent Files/Directories menus.
In the 2 coming weeks I will add that Recent Search menu, fix bugs and do some minor improvements.
Those adventurous enough to donwload this version can begin to play with 2.9 and enjoy the new features. Don't be affraid I am using it too, it is stable. Feedbacks welcome.

Download P3DO pro 2.9 alpha (alpha is not available anymore)

P3DO 2.9 coming soon
February 12th - P3DO 2.9 alpha
February 19th - P3DO 2.9 beta
February 26th - P3DO 2.9 release candidate
March 5th - P3DO 2.9 Release

What's new in 2.9 ?
Quick search
Search history
Improved navigation button for Daz Studio

Misc and fixes
Poser 12 opener fix.
Scene added to Poser navigation button.
Locate will now find for a match in both Main view and Repository.
InDepth information: fix path references in Poser INJ with path to another INJ.
InDepth information: added alternateGeom in Poser paths parser.
Improved 3d thumbnails cache quality - look in Options dialog > Thumbnails tab.



February 5, 2021 - Announcing P3DO 2.9

Beta of P3DO 2.9 will be available next week. 2.9 release candidate coming 2 weeks later. And another week for 2.9 being released at the beginning of March.
Then there will be a series of updates focused on 2 plugins: PoserPython partial poses and ZipInstaller and probably a 2.9 R2 coming shortly, depending on required modifications of P3DO for those plugins (there will be a heavy rewrite for the ZipInstaller).

P3DO 2.9 coming soon
February 12th - P3DO 2.9 alpha
February 19th - P3DO 2.9 beta
February 26th - P3DO 2.9 release candidate
March 5th - P3DO 2.9 Release

What's new in 2.9 ?
Quick search
Search history
Improved navigation button for Daz Studio

P3DO and the Poser Library Palette
There have been several changes in the Poser community since P3DO 2.8.
In October came Poser 12. This is more than great. We all praise the release of P12. As for what P3DO is concerned all went smoothly except for an issue related to the new Python engine in P12.
Troubles came in January with the news that the Poser Library Palette was no longer working on previous versions of Poser because of Flash not working anymore.
Fortunately there are some workarounds but it can prove to be difficult for some people.
PoserSoftware is also offering a bargain price for those willing to upgrade to P11.
The third solution is to use P3DO as a Poser Library Palette alternative.
Of course you can also use P3DO in combination with the 2 other solutions. P3DO Organizer is an excellent tool for Poser.



November 11, 2020 - P3DO pro 2.8 R2 * Python opener fix for Poser 12

Poser 12 is now using Python 3 and there were inevitably some issues with this in P3DO's PoserPython plugin opener script.
I am gload to say the fix is compatible with previous versions of Poser.
Get the plugin update below, the setup will only override P3DO's PoserPython plugin.

PoserPython 2.8.3 plugin for P3DO

Some news on P3DO 2.9
Unfortunately the lockdown had some consequences on the time I have spent working on the project: I went outdoor as often as I could once we got free again.
I am now back to work again.
An update will be released in December and although locked again :(.
I have great feeligns for P3DO 2.9.
The Poser 12 effect ? :)