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Session Importer


Description

This script will make it easy to copy shots from another session to your current one. Or to help you recover shots from a session that sfm can't open.

To install:

place extract folder here: "SourceFilmmaker\game\workshop\scripts\sfm\mainmenu"

How to use

  1. First save your current session in case something goes wrong.
  2. open up the script, you'll find it under the mainmenu bar->scripts->Import->Import Session
  3. next select the session file you want to import from
  4. then once its done loading the file select and check off the shots or tracks you wish to import.
    then click import checked items. all import items will be dropped at the end of your film strip

Notes

  1. when importing a large session keep in mind that it will take a few secs or more for the script to load it.
  2. also keep in mind that loading a large session will use up more of sfms' memory and will stay loaded until sfm restarts.
  3. the import to miscBin option is for when you want to manually go though the shots in the element viewer yourself.
    this wiki will help: https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/SFM/Copying_shots_from_a_different_session

feel free to modify the script for your own use
if you find any bugs or have suggestions message me in the comments below.



Comments

BuddyBoi

Are you an actual wizard, holy shit. Fantastic work as always.

BuddyBoi posted 4 weeks, 1 day ago

kyo

always wanted some way to import them, thanks

kyo posted 4 weeks, 1 day ago

Dark Dreams

There's actually a drawn out way of doing this, kyo, but msu355 has made this way easier (as they tend to do!). Great work.

Dark Dreams posted 4 weeks, 1 day ago

kyo

@Dark Dreams - yeah? ive never found a way to do it when searching google for it nearly 2 years ago, just kept getting told it wasnt possible

kyo posted 4 weeks, 1 day ago

@kyo Instructions if you feel like trying it the old fashioned way: https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/SFM/Copying_shots_from_a_different_session

aldoraeno posted 4 weeks ago

kyo

@aldoraeno thank you. yeah, after readin that, ill stick with the tool on this page instead XD

kyo posted 3 weeks, 6 days ago

YES YES YES

mestrus posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago

thanks

Hanwang posted 3 weeks, 5 days ago

This seems pretty broken. When i open a session, and then select ANY file to import, it only lets me import things from the session i opened, NOT from the session i want to import from. Now i have a session with 3 clips, and clip 1 of that exact same session is added again at the end. Can't figure out a way to import things from another session.

gafgraegdsfgadsg posted 1 day, 18 hours ago

This is so freaking weird. I opened both sessions without problems, they are 2 different sessions, but no matter what i do, i can't import one of them, if i have the other one loaded. I can open any session, and apparently import any other session i want, EXCEPT the 2 that i want to actually combine! I tried removing spaces and symbols from the file names, but nothing changes. When i open the project with 1 clip, and i import the one with 3 clips, it lets me select only one clip, and that is the one i already have open, same thing the other way around, when i load the one with 3 clips, and import the one with 1 clip, i can select 3 clips, and it's the 3 clips i already have open... WTF am i doing wrong???

gafgraegdsfgadsg posted 1 day, 18 hours ago


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