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Another example for a Marionette productivity-tool.


The Attached Marionette Network imports all .skp Files from a chosen or predefined folder as Symbols.



- No special characters like äöü (I think a limitation of the vectorscript function)

- No Sub-Folders


This is a fore-taste of a couple of nodes I did the last weeks for import/export data or mass-modification of resources. So stay tuned ... :-)



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BatchImport SketchUp.vwx

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Mmmh, and if i want import image to create ImageProp?  I see un node called 'Image prop".

When i replace your "Import sketchup AsSym" by Image prop, of course, nothing appers..


Could you show me how to do?


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The "GetFiles"-Node, collect files by a suffix. I think you input a wrong suffix (fill in suffix in the string input without the dot). If you want to see, which suffix your image files use, you can see that by select your file in the finder and hit cmd+i.


OK, the "GetFiles"-node could be improved by collect all files, if suffix is not delivered by user input. 



I can't say what "Image Prop" exactly do "texture ref" seems to be something which already have to exist in the drawing. I can remember, I tried to abuse "Image Prop" to batch import 3D Textures  but that failed. 


I used a script instead, to convert images to arroway import-format here. And import them with the import-arroway command:



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Thnak you.

But, what i want to do is a batch to import image from a folder (suffix tif) and create image props.

I tried to adapt your batch but unfortunately, it doesn't work..


It's the fort time i use Marionette...

In attachement, the file


Could y ou help me? :-)


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1 hour ago, DomC said:

I can't say what "Image Prop" exactly do "texture ref" seems to be something which already have to exist in the drawing.



Cool, this script help me to import de directory with image into textures.  It's very useful.

But with te "Image Prop", i don't understand...


I've tried with the name of a texture existing in the file but without results

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I just tried the bulk SketchUp import. Not sure if I'm doing something wrong, but when I run the network and choose the folder containing the .skp files, I get the following error:




I'm not very familiar with Marionette so I'm not sure what it means. @DomC?

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The "GetFiles"-Node, need a suffix (skp) I think. Enter the suffx in the string input node.

Hope this helps






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