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Batch Rendering to IPS

If you have saved materials for the current vignette, you can render and save one image file for each object/material combination in the palette.
If you are using the Image Production System, and have configured the IPS settings , you can batch-render the resulting rendered images directly to the IPS.
When you upload a render set, Image Authoring creates a separate swatch for each color or texture you use in this batch-render process and adds those items to IPS as separate files. The entire set of images is stored as a render set within IPS. If the materials already exist in IPS, Image Authoring won't upload them.
To Batch Render to IPS:
  1. Save each object/material combination you want to render.
  2. Click the Saved Materials tool .
  3. Click Batch Render .
  4. In the Batch Render Setup dialog box, choose Index File or Long File Names .
    Index File: At the end of the process, the rendered images have file names that consist of the base file name followed by an underscore and a sequential number. Each file name uses the appropriate file extension for the file type you choose.
    For example, if you specify the file type .JPG and the base file name "bedroom," the resulting files would have the names bedroom_0.jpg, bedroom_1.jpg, and so on.
    Long File Names : At the end of the process, the rendered images have file names that consist of the base file name followed by an underscore and the name of the applied materials in that rendering. Each file name uses the appropriate file extension for the file type you choose.
    For example, if you specify the file type .JPG and the base file name "bedroom," the resulting files would have the names bedroom_blue_oak_checker_maple.jpg, bedroom_red_oak_checker_maple.jpg, and so on.
    In both cases, the elements of the output file names are separated by the separator token character specified on the Render tab of the Preferences dialog box.
  5. Check the Save to IPS checkbox.
    This checkbox does not appear if you do not have IPS.
  6. Click OK .
    The [IPS Export] dialog box appears. You can set preferences that let you specify a pathname to an IPS folder and continue using Image Authoring while the files are uploaded to IPS.
    You can see each combination rendered on screen as the batch process proceeds. Click Cancel (in the lower left corner of the window) to interrupt the process. You can monitor the progress bar in the lower right.