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Zeno Pelgrims asked ·

Conditional statements in .mtd file

Hi,

Is it possible to use conditional statements in a shaders' metadata file?

E.g, for different options in a dropdown, I'd like to specify different min/max values for other parameters.

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Stephen Blair answered ·

No, the metadata is basically just IDENTIFIER=value, there's no conditional statements.

That kind of thing has to be handled in the custom UI code of the DCC (eg the ae templates in maya)

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Zeno Pelgrims answered ·

Thought so, thanks for confirming.

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