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    1. Version 11.3.0
    2. Version 11.2.0
    3. Version 11.1.0

API Change log

12.4.0 / 2022.4.0 (2023-03-01)

  • [MacOS] Support for Apple Silicon
  • [Content][update] Content updated with Designer 12.4.0

12.3.0 / 2022.3.0 (2022-12-12)

  • [Updater] Updated and Compatible with new sbs format (need to update sbs files)
  • [Updater] MDL/Model graph (mdl module) support not present for this version
  • [Content][update] Content updated with Designer 12.3.0

12.1.0 / 2022.1.0 (2022-05-16)

  • [Features][sbsmtools] A new command line to export model graph into fbx, obj or sbsm
  • [Feature][pysbs] New batchtools.sbsmtools_export wrapper
  • [Feature][linux][sbsrender] The Vulkan engine is available on linux platform set –engine vk to use it. Vulkan engine can be used instead of opengl on a gpu server without display.
  • [Fix][pysbs] remove deprecated collections.Sequence that causes crashes with python version > 9
  • [Content][update] Content updated with Designer 12.1.0

11.3.3 / 2021.3.3 (2022-02-08)

  • [Fix][pysbs][graph] SBSGraph.exposeAsInputParam() doesn’t anymore fail anymore when identifier is not unique
  • [Content][update] Content updated with Designer 11.3.3
  • [Updater] Updated and Compatible with new sbs format (need to update sbs files)

11.3.0 / 2021.3.0 (2021-12-02)

  • [Feature][pysbs][modelgraph] New ModelGraph API
  • [Feature][pysbs][graphoutput] New method SBSGraphOutput.getIdentifier()
  • [Feature][pysbs][thumbnail] New argument customValues for thumbnail.generate() to pass input values to the thumbnail generation
  • [Feature][pysbs][graph] New method SBSGraph.getGraphTypeName() to return the type name
  • [Fix][pysbs][graphoutput] Fix SBSGraphOutput.addUsage(), component value doesn’t make the doc.writeDoc() buggy
  • [Fix][pysbs][filter] Fix Blend’s alphablending value
  • [Content][update] Content updated with Designer 11.3.0
  • [Updater] Updated and Compatible with new sbs format (need to update sbs files)

11.2.2 / 2021.2.2 (2021-09-30)

  • [Feature][pysbs][thumbnail] add aThumbnailCompression argument to set bit-depth compression, default to 8
  • [Feature][pysbs][graph] add new graph types for Decals, Atlases, Environment lights and Light textures sbsenum.GraphTypeEnum()
  • [Content][update] content updated with Designer 11.2.2

11.2.1 / 2021.2.1 (2021-08-02)

  • [Doc] add local doc to the Adobe Admin Console SAT version
  • [Fix][sbsbaker] Fix annoying qtWarnings and remove deprecated option –invert-normal
  • [Content][update] content updated with Designer 11.2.1

11.2.0 / 2021.2.0 (2021-07-05)

  • [Feature][sbsbaker][run] Now sbsbaker run support udim / uvtiles parameter from json or Designer baker preset file
  • [Feature][pysbs] New methods SBSParamInput.setIdentifier() and SBSGraph.changeInputParameterIdentifier() to edit an input’s identifier and propagate the new value to system dependent like functions, visibleIf…
  • [Feature][pysbs] New attribute graph type is available with SBSGraph.setGraphType(sbsenum.GraphTypeEnum)()
  • [Feature][pysbs] New global parameters system to set options before pysbs execution
  • [Feature][pysbs] Global parameter pysbs.setRaiseAllErrors(True/False) or env SAT_RAISE_ALL_ERRORS=1/0 avoid to pysbs to catch some exceptions
  • [Feature][pysbs] Global parameter pysbs.setSkipDocstringGen(True/False) or env SAT_SKIP_DOCSTRING_GEN=1/0 stop docstring auto generation, can be useful in some specific cases.
  • [Fix][pysbs][template] Template name updated
  • [Content][update] content updated with Designer 11.2.0
  • [Updater] Updated and Compatible with new sbs format (need to update sbs files)

11.1.2 / 2021.1.2 (2021-03-22)

  • [Feature][sbsrender] if it’s possible, gpu engine is now used by default. Use –engine flag to precise another engine file.
  • [Feature][pysbs][resource] SBSDocument has a new deleteSBSResource function to delete resource(s) by identifier.
  • [Fix][pysbs][sbs/sbsar] Able to pass kwargs to generateThumbnail to set up batchtools.thumbnail.generate inside call SBSDocument.generateThumbnail()
  • [Fix][pysbs][thumbnail] Thumbnail size is not locked anymore, aThumbnailSize argument can be used to set the thumbnail resolution. aThumbnailSize=(9, 9) 512x512 by default.
  • [Fix][pysbs][thumbnail] Now, thumbnail generation quiet option also quiet sbsrender’s stdout.
  • [Fix][pysbs][sbs] Now, doc.writeDoc(aUpdateRelativePaths=True) doesn’t update paths if context’s sbsproject is set to use absolute paths.
  • [Fix][Engine][SSE2] ‘Level in mid’ value other than 0.5 results in 1.0 output
  • [Content][update] content updated with SD bugfix 11.1.2

11.1.1 / 2021.1.1 (2021-03-02)

  • [Feature][pysbs][metadata] PySBS supports metadata for graphs, input nodes and output nodes.
  • [Feature][pysbs][metadata] create a metadata common interface for sbs and sbsar objects.
  • [Feature][pysbs][batchtools] add quiet option for thumbnail.generate(quiet=True) to disable warning messages.
  • [Content][update] content updated with SD bugfix 11.1.1

11.1.0 / 2021.1.0 (2021-02-08)

  • [Feature][spotcolorinfo] spotcolorinfo is a new batchtool, useful to convert book color code (pantone…) to various data like spotcolorid, rgb… SAT and Spot colors
  • [Feature][pysbs][spotcolor] PySBS fully supports spotcolor, set, get or get info from spotcolor substance parameters Spot colors with PySBS
  • [Feature][pysbs][batchtools] new module and function helper to generate thumbnail easily thumbnail.generate() Generate thumbnail with pysbs.batchtools.thumbnail
  • [Feature][pysbs][sbs/sbsar] generate and embed thumbnails in sbs and sbsar file sbs.generateThumbnail() sbsar.generateThumbnail() Generating and embedding thumbnail directly from a substance or substance archive
  • [Feature][pysbs][sbsarmanager] sbsarmanager allows to edit sbsar, currently add/replace or remove an icon/thumbnail from a sbsar, more functions in the future Edit substance archive with SBSARManager
  • [Feature][pysbs][batchtools] sbsbaker_curvature_from_mesh now uses curvature-from-mesh-v2 baker, pass arg legacy=True if you want to keep using the old curvature-from-mesh baker
  • [Feature][pysbs][disable node] PySBS can read and write substances that have disable nodes but not able yet to enable or disable nodes
  • [Feature][sbsrender] sbsrender render supports input images and outputs selection based on Usages with new flags : –set-entry-usage and –input-graph-output-usage
  • [Feature][sbsrender] sbsrender render has a new flag –memory-budget, set the maximum amount of ram when CPU engine is used, default 2000MB
  • [Feature][doc] a html Sphinx with RTD theme documentation is now available in the install directory.
  • [Warning][pysbs][context] deprecated context.setSubstanceDesignerPath context.getSubstanceDesignerPath Substance Designer is not necessary for the correct functioning of SAT
  • [Fix][pysbs][params] now PySBS raise error if the value type mismatch the parameter type
  • [Fix][pysbs][connections] PySBS doesn’t raise connection error anymore when multi type function nodes (if..else, set, instance, sequence, passthrough) are set as output

10.2.3 / 2020.2.3 (2020-12-17)

  • [Feature][pysbs][preset] Apply an existing preset from an instance node with node.applyPreset(aPresetLabel)
  • [Feature][pysbs][preset] Apply a file preset from an instance node with node.applyPresetFromFile(aPresetFilePath, aPresetLabel)
  • [Feature][pysbs][values] Ability to pass default value to graph.createInputValueNode(aDefaultValue)
  • [Fix][pysbs][inputvalues] CreateInputValueNode created a corrupted node causing the SD to crash
  • [Fix][pysbs][inputvalues] Connections between certain input/output values may not be possible
  • [Fix][pysbs][input] Color / Grayscale inputs did not have default values
  • [Fix][sbsrender] export 8k failed

10.2.2 / 2020.2.2 (2020-11-17)

  • [Fix][Linux][xmp] Xmp lib was not loaded correctly

10.2.1 / 2020.2.1 (2020-11-10)

  • [Warning][pysbs] Add warning about the end of guarantee compatibility with Python2 from mid 2021
  • [Feature][pysbs][graph] Add new graph’s method to create Input Value Node graph.createInputValueNode()
  • [Feature][pysbs][graph/sbsargraph] Add some methods to get output Format and Mipmaps from graph or output graph
  • [Fix][sbsbaker] ‘–apply-diffusion’ argument returned an error in ‘ambient-occlusion’ baker
  • [Fix][sbsrender] ICC profiles of injected bitmaps was not used

10.2.0 / 2020.2.0 (2020-10-20)

  • [Feature][sbsbaker][run] batch baking, sbsbaker run, now keeps low and high geometry files in memory, it become the faster way to do several bakes in a single process
  • [Feature][sbsrender/sbscooker/sbsmutator] if the correct extension is present in the output file name, the name of the final output file will not have the double extension
  • [Feature][pysbs][batchtools] batchtools.sbsbaker_run can directly use a python dict (json compliant) as argument, batchtools.sbsbaker_run(a_dict)
  • [Feature][pysbs][graph] new function to expose node’s input parameter, graph.exposeParamInput(aDoc, aNode, aParamIdentifierToExposed)
  • [Feature][pysbs][impactmanager] SBSImpactManager has a new method to get all substance dependencies recursively (and their status) for a given substance file or directory.
  • [Feature][pysbs][metadata] sbsar’s metadata are now write and read as XMP format
  • [Feature][pysbs][install] pysbs is now a python wheel package (.whl) instead of zip, the pysbs installation doesn’t change pip install Pysbs-2020.2.0-py2.py3-none-win_amd64.whl
  • [Fix][pysbs][batchtools] fix deadlock in batchtools OutputHandler when stdout fills up the buffer
  • [Updater] Updated and Compatible with new sbs format
  • [Content] includes SD-10.2.0 content

10.1.3 / 2020.1.3 (2020-07-09)

  • [Content] includes SD-10.1.3 content
  • [Feature][pysbs][projectmgr] allow to load several sbsprj files, like SD, values will be override by the most recently load and lists will be extended (aliases, filter paths…).
  • [Fix][pysbs][projectmgr] populate aliasMgr from a sbsprj file wihtout aliases cause a crash.
  • [Feature][pysbs][inputvalues] add helper function to create inputValue from node, node.createInputValue(“aIdentifier”, sbsenum.InputValueTypeEnum.FLOAT1)
  • [Feature][pysbs][inputvalues] add helper function to get inputValue from node, node.getInputValue(“aIdentifier”)

10.1.1 / 2020.1.1 (2020-04-22)

  • [Info][version] SAT, like all substance products, has adopted adobe’s version number (10.1.1)

  • [Info][version][pysbs] to avoid conflict, pysbs pip package still use “year” version number (2020.1.1)

  • [Warning][pysbs][batchtools] As the batchtools module was getting bigger and bigger, it was moved into a pysbs.bactchtools package.

    Some import statements remains valid other no:

  • [Feature][sbscooker] Add ACE support to commandline cooker. See sbscooker flags description

  • [Feature][sbsbaker] Add common flag –force-dxr to force DirectX instead of Optix on Pascal(gtx) GPU.

  • [Update][sbsrender] sbsrender d3d11pc engine replace d3d10pc on windows (–engine d3d11pc)

  • [Fix][sbscooker] Deprecated flags –includes/–preset-path keep the priority if they still used.

  • [Fix][sbsrender] 16f RGBA images were exported as grayscale.

  • [Feature][pysbs][batchtools] Add argument command_only=True to return only the generated command command_only option

  • [Feature][pysbs][batchtools] Add argument output_handler=True to use OutputHandlers, a new way to get data from batchtool’s output. batchtool’s OutputHandlers (an alternative to Popen)

  • [Fix][pysbs][projectmgr] populateUrlAliases now convert alias url as absolute

  • [Feature][pysbs][graph] new graph’s sbsenum.BaseParamEnum, it’s more appropriate than sbsenum.CompNodeParamEnum

  • [Fix][pysbs][metadata] retrieve metadata doesn’t fail anymore when metadata has not both type

  • [Fix][pysbs][sbsar] remove use of deprecated function getOutputType

  • [Content] includes SD-10.1.1 content

2019.3.0 (2020-01-20)

  • [Feature][sbsrender] Support of OpenColorIO in sbsrender. See example for more details

  • [Feature][sbsrender] New flags to override some output option, i.e: set a different bit depth by output.

  • [Feature][sbscooker] Built-in sbs packages is now autodetect if resources/packages directory is present next to the sbscooker executable or use sbs:// alias to precise another location.

  • [Fix][sbsbaker] New default values to get better results:
    • ambient-occlusion-from-mesh and bent-from-mesh:
      • –ignore-backface-secondary: default to false
      • –max-dist: default to 1.0
  • [Feature][sbsbaker] New Curvature baker: curvature-from-mesh-v2 (please note curvature-from-mesh is deprecated and it’s not remove yet for compatibility purpose.)

  • [Feature][sbsbaker] Add “Ground Plane” option to simulate a ground occlusion, new flags : –enable-ground-plane and –ground-offset

  • [Feature][sbscooker] Support OpenColorIO in sbscooker. See example for more details

  • [Fix][sbscooker] Include psdparse in SAT install dir

  • [Fix][pysbs] access to package by pysbs is again possible (ex: pysbs.context)

  • [Feature][pysbs][ocio] Setting ocio config with ProjectMgr Project Manager How To ProjectMgr documentation

  • [Feature][pysbs][ocio] ocio_helpers.getColorSpaces to get a list of available colorspace

  • [Feature][pysbs][resource] Add method to set bitmap resource colorspace and premultiplied alpha. SBSResource.setColorSpace SBSResource.setPreMultipliedAlpha

  • [Content] include SD-2019.3.0 content

2019.2.3 (2019-11-30)

  • [Feature][pysbs][graph] easy way to get and set User Data for an associated node with SBSGraph.getUserData(aNode) and SBSGraph.setUserData(aNode).
  • [Feature][pysbs][autograph] Add some missing widget types in autograph.ag_functions
  • [Fix][pysbs][metadata] raise error if metadata is asked when MetadataTree doesn’t exist yet now return None.
  • [Content] include SD-2019.2.3 content

2019.2.2 (2019-11-5)

  • [Deprecated][pysbs][context] deprecate SDAPI_SATPATH instead use SAT_INSTALL_PATH
  • [Feature][pysbs][graph] create method graph.getAllNodes()
  • [Fix][pysbs][graph] moveConnectionsOnPinOuput allowed with node filter
  • [Fix][sbscooker] Value Processor outputs wrong results when only a ‘Get’ node is used
  • [Fix][sbscooker] Issue with Value outputs and passthrough nodes
  • [Content] include SD-2019.2.2 content

2019.2.1 (2019-09-18)

  • [Feature][pysbs][sbsformat] Update sbs format, added dot node (passthrough node).
  • [Feature][pysbs][package] Support Package Metadata. Package’s metadata documentation.
  • [Feature][pysbs][package] Retrieve package metadata from sbsar’s json. ref-to-sbsmetadatajson documentation.
  • [Feature][pysbs][resources] add resource type OTHER. Resource of type OTHER documentation.
  • [Feature][batchtools][sbsbaker][run] allow to pass json SD preset to sbsbaker run command.
  • [Feature][batchtools][sbsbaker][run] add flag –disable-gpu –force-optix to sbsbaker run command.
  • [Feature][batchtool][sbsrender] Add a command line argument for temp files location –cache-dir.
  • [Feature][pysbs][preset] Preserve the “user tag” when export sbsprs.
  • [Feature][pysbs][resources] sbsdoc.createLinkedResource support isUdim parameter.
  • [Feature][pysbs][graph] Add a deleteGraph() function for SBSDocument.
  • [Feature][pysbs][batchtools] add a function for sbsrender rendering images sequences batchtools.sbsrender_animate(…). render animation sequence example.
  • [Fix][pysbs] now setParameters COLOR_MODE switch the output type.

2019.1.2 (2019-07-20)

  • [Fix][pysbs][batchtools][sbsbaker]: Allows using native python values such as True or 1 for parameters rather than strings such ‘true’ and ‘1’.
  • [Fix][pysbs]: Connecting a non-variant input changes output type of variant node.
  • [Fix][sbsmutator]: Sbsmutator instantiate now copies ColorSpace and Output attributes such as VisibleIf.
  • [Feature][sbsrender]: Add flags –gpu and –gpu-list to use a specific gpu (Windows only).
  • [Feature][pysbs]: Added ProjectMgr class in order manage information in sbsprj files. Project Manager How To ProjectMgr documentation
  • [Feature][pysbs]: Dependency path storage method is driven by the ProjectMgr. Project Manager How To ProjectMgr documentation

2019.1.1 (2019-05-17)

  • [Fix]: Reverted behavior for linking resources to interpret relative paths as relative to cwd. There is an argument for linking relative to the package
  • [Fix]: Fixed optix baking issue

2019.1.0 (2019-05-09)

  • [Feature]: Baking: Optix GPU raytracing support
  • [Fix]: Baking: Obj reading speed increase
  • [Feature]: Support for 2019.1 file format
  • [Feature]: pysbs: Added support for reading out button labels
  • [Feature]: pysbs: Added support for automatically picking the first graph when referencing an sbs
  • [Feature]: pysbs: Added module version information to the python package
  • [Feature]: pysbs: Changed path behavior to be consistent with 2019.1 (anything not in an alias or below the document is now absolute)
  • [Feature]: pysbs: Added support for reading, writing sbsprs documents and import presets from and to sbs documents
  • [Feature]: pysbs: More accurate exception handing for dependency errors
  • [Feature]: linux: Batchtools are now built against glibc 2.17

2018.3.0 (2018-11-29)

  • [Feature]: Added support for color space in sbs and sbsar

2018.2.0 (2018-08-03)

  • [Feature]: Support for 2018.2 sbs format
  • [Fix]: Cleaned up log handling
  • [Fix]: Deprecated inconsistently named functions
  • [Fix]: Added more helpful error message when loading sbs file of incompatible version

2018.1.0 (2018-04-12)

  • [Feature]: Support for 2018.1 sbs format
  • [Feature]: Added support for setting up UDIM’s in sbs files
  • [Feature]: Added autograph library for creating pixel processors/dynamic functions more conveniently (previously available as the sbsmath library among the samples)
  • [Feature]: Added support for automatically laying out graphs
  • [Feature]: Added API support for getting all inputs of a graph
  • [Feature]: Added support for deleting ui elements such as frames, comments and navigation pins
  • [Feature]: Added support for reframing a frame around nodes that has moved
  • [Fix]: Added support for loading sbsar files using new compression settings
  • [Fix]: Find the good dependency when its uid is not provided in the CompInstance path
  • [Fix]: Added support for controlling the Alpha Channel of the normal node

2017.2.3 (2018-02-06)

  • [Feature] Added support for bitmap resize method parameter.
  • [Fix] Fixed an issue with Change SBSGraph.getNodesConnectedFrom that didn’t selected some valid nodes.
  • [Fix] Corrected spelling error TGA file enum format name causing issues setting TGA as format in baking parameter.
  • [Fix] Fixed bad ‘RelativeTo’ value for dynamic function on non-base parameters.

2017.2.2 (2017-10-25)

  • [Feature] Handle MDL graphs: allow creating and editing MDL graphs, setting parameters and generate MDL related resources.
  • [Feature] MDL Documentation and sample script.
  • [Feature] Allow creating a MDL Graph from a template.
  • [Feature] Added wrapper for FreeImage and functionality for loading image information when creating nodes.
  • [Fix] Ensure deleting a temporary folder in case of error during the process.
  • [Fix] Fix sbscleaner so that it does not remove any Input nodes, even if they are not connected to an Output.
  • [Fix] Optimized detection of cycles for large networks when adding nodes by changing lists to sets/maps.
  • [Support SD2017.2] Added support for float 2 position, offset widget and forward transform matrix.
  • [Support SD2017.2] Added support for new base parameter ‘Pixel ratio’.
  • [Support SD2017.2] Update sbs format for updaters up to 201710: changes & cleanup & simplification & typos correction. No more SBSValueOrOverload, SBSVariables, SBSCompExternalLink, SBSCompExternal
  • [Support SD2017.2] Declare new Substance & MDL graph templates.

2017.2.1 (2017-09-11)

  • Added pysbs/ to call directly the Batchtools from Pysbs.
  • Handle default Graph templates with an enumeration.
  • Proper logging system.
  • Remove dependency on cffi package, use ctypes instead.
  • Use psdparse from SD install folder instead of SAT, as we don’t have the right to distribute psdparse in SAT for now.
  • Allow creating a resource at the root of the package.
  • Fix input/output type issues for a number of nodes in sbsfunctions Added log2 function.
  • Fix comparing resources: accept lower/upper case for the resource Format.
  • Fix encoding issues and ensure appropriate encoding for all calls to an external process (subprocess, dll loading).
  • Fix Python 2.7 64bit, where struct.pack/unpack are expecting a string instead of a unicode.
  • Fix faulty command line example for demoBuildSBSFromPainterBitmaps.
  • Fix content list is None instead of [] when necessary.

2017.2.0 (2017-08-02)

  • Improve node connections: add helpers to get info on connections, allow moving connections to another pin.
  • Handle graph/function creation from a template file.
  • Sbscleaner: add the possibility to clean unused dependencies.
  • Handle the GUI comments associated to a Node.
  • Allow moving a graph/group/function/resource under another group.
  • Allow setting the identifier of a graph/group/function/resource.
  • Allow relocating resource - Check resource extension.
  • Add a helper function to split a path containing a dependency uid into two parts.
  • Change signature containing ‘RelPath’ or ‘PkgPath’ to ‘InternalPath’
  • Fix computing GUI rectangle of nodes with more than 3 inputs/outputs.

2017.1.1 (2017-07-18)

  • Rename Substance Pipeline Tools into Substance Automation Toolkit.
  • Fix deleting input/output node of a Substance graph: delete also the corresponding input parameter/graph output.
  • Fix input/output named with a value known by the sbsdictionary.
  • Fix setting the default value but with non-default inheritance.
  • Handle dynamic multiple inputs on Pixel processor and FxMap nodes.

2017.1.0 (2017-06-30)

  • Rework and document getDefinition() function, add getIdentifier() function on all LibObjects.
  • Handle input parameter of kind String + String function nodes.
  • Split sbslibrary into sbslibrary and sbsdictionaries.
  • Split sbsbakerslibrary into sbsbakerslibrary and sbsbakersdictionaries.
  • SD2017.1: Update documentation: document new features + cleanup & rewording.
  • SD2017.1: Handle changes in the baking parameters.
  • SD2017.1: Add support for embedded presets within .sbs files. Common interface for .sbs and .sbsar
  • SD2017.1: Do not pre-escape < and > characters for text area GUI fields anymore + Homogenize attributes.

1.0.3 (2017-05-22)

  • Remove dependency on Substance Designer. Use Substance Pipeline Tools instead.
  • Rename pydesigner in pysbs.
  • Allow to declare the moving of a sbs in all the sbs in a given tree.
  • Rework SBSNode getters / setters.
  • Declare sbsupdater batch tools.
  • Display a clear exception when requesting info on an unparsed / uninitialized package.
  • Unicode support - Remove unnecessary conversion to ‘str’ causing trouble in Python2.7.
  • Fix issue in exception when giving invalid parameter to a SBSCompInstance.
  • Fix format version issue (was string comparison).

1.0.2 (2017-05-17)

  • Publish documentation to Confluence.
  • Handle GUIObjects: Comments/Frame/NavigationPin.

1.0.1 (2017-03-30)

  • Sd6 support: Handle Font resource creation.
  • Reduce bitmap size & update doc.
  • Handle Version Format 6.0.2.
  • Updater script using SBSMutator.

1.0.0 (2017-03-30)

  • Support SD6 new attributes and filters.

0.1.7 (2017-03-22)

  • Add attribute helpers for .sbsar.
  • Handle graph Icon.
  • Add helpers for graph attributes.
  • Add sbscleaner for cleaning graph/function/substance facilities.
  • Handle creation of imported SVG resources.
  • Add helpers + code & doc cleanup.
  • Rewrite sbsenum with range().

0.1.6 (2017-03-14)

  • Handle .psd format for resource creation. Uses psdparse.exe provided by SD.
  • Create SD dummy app for test, with psdparse executable and SD resource packages.
  • Move demos/sample/test into pydesigner_demos.

0.1.5 (2017-03-01)

  • Handle SBSAR format - Create common interfaces for SBS and SBSAR.
  • Check format version.

0.1.4 (2017-03-01)

  • Allow exporting a Substance with its dependencies.
  • Allow write a SBSDocument at a different location.

0.1.3 (2017-03-01)

  • Fix dependency issue.
  • Add helpers on input parameters and widget.
  • Compatibility with Python 3.5.

0.1.2 (2017-03-01)

  • Add BakingParameters API - Bakers library & properties.
  • Create Imported Resource.
  • Add Doc Source to Git Repo.
  • Check cycles before connection.

0.1.1 (2017-03-01)

  • Setup file + Package for Source distribution ok.
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