It would be of great use if I could (somehow) tag mb files with metadata that could be read at system level, never having to open the mb itself in Maya.
I already have a solution that will save out a json/xml next to the file whenever the users saves, with queryable info. But this is lossy, can decouple from the file if it's ever moved, etc. Being able to tag an actual mb with data would be great (in the same way you can say, check exif data on an image). I've tried some examples doing this in Python with pickle, on both ma & mb files, but... it corrupts the files. Ironically, I can store and retrieve metadata, it just wrecks everything else in the file :P Maybe not possible. But I thought I'd see if someone actually had a more elegant solution for this. thanks -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Python Programming for Autodesk Maya" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to python_inside_maya+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/python_inside_maya/3132cfc8-55bb-4bdc-b031-d47689b1a136%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.