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filename in CONFIG/NAMING ???

Hi , just one quick question, in the config/naming view, if i want to tell tactic to just set the original filename of a checkin process of files how what is the code i have to put under filenaming?? Currently i have {filename}.{ext} but not sure it is...


v4.5.0 v01 Tactic Team - Custom Layout Editor

The custom layout editor cannot save new layouts or even run existing ones. Running on: Lenovo Thinkpad Intel Core i5 64-bit Windows 10 Pro. I uninstalled and installed Tactic Team v4.4.0 v04 and that version works fine.  


Index Page at Login

Hello All, Whenever my users loginto a new project, they directly land into project settings and it gives them access to make any changes which is highly a security risk,  I followed all instructions as per this below link , and I managed to setup...


Prefilled Date columns

Hi All, I created few columns to enter input dates and submission dates on each shot,  So we now have a few hundred shots and all the columns are filled in with a default date on when we created those shots, these columns are supposed to be empty...


<TacticTemp>\Cache Directory

Tactic has been running for many months now in my workplace. Many GBs of data from checkins has now accumulated into the mentioned directory. I am still unsure when does tactic use this directory. One understanding is that Tactic puts the files from...


Best CheckIn method to upload multiple files with same filetype?

Hi, first i was trying to use the simplecheckin method which worked great except for the fact that i needed to upload multiple files. Then i changed it to the "piecewise checkin" which is to create an empty snapshot and then add files with...


v4.5.0 v01 On task assign trigger

Hello, Upgrading from v3.9 to v4.5 and I'm finding some inconsistencies in transferring over scripts. One of those is the trigger I always used to create artist folders upon assignment. When I set a vfx/shot trigger to run a python script nothing...


Checkout to Sandbox

Hello, V4.5.0 v01 Playing around with the checkout. Even though I have set my Sandbox Base folder to a specific location (from the My Preferences View), Tactic still checks out the files to the default C:\sthpw\sandbox\etc... Andrew  


Checkin/Checkout big problem

Hi, i ve been using and configuring Tactic v4.4.04 for a couple of months and i have been to go on by myself with all the tasks and pipeline development until now, where i ve been struggling for some hours now and cant seem to find a solution nor to...


Checkin/Checkout big problem

Hi, i ve been using and configuring Tactic v4.4.04 for a couple of months and i have been to go on by myself with all the tasks and pipeline development until now, where i ve been struggling for some hours now and cant seem to find a solution nor to...


We're hiring! TACTIC Application Engineer wanted.

Southpaw Technology is looking for an Application Engineer to help us maintain our proprietary software and to help drive ongoing product development.   This individual will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem solving skills...


TACTIC Application Engineer

Location: Toronto, ON   JOB DESCRIPTION Southpaw is looking for an Application Engineer to help us maintain our proprietary software and to help drive ongoing product development.   This individual will thrive in a work environment that...


ascii code can't encode character error

hi all i got this ascii error after upgrade tactic to 4.5 v01 from 4.4 when i create new table or task (no unicode used) it keeps popping up and  i can't do anything (i can't get any stack trace either but just alert window)...


Need help with installing TACTIC 4.5.0.v01

Hello, thank you for adding me! I posted this on the jobs board, but no responses yet, so I hope I can try to explore the installation issues myself if someone can advise. I have a hosting plan with bluehost, running PostgreSQL 8.4.2 on Redhat 4.4.7-11...


Need to hire someone to install TACTIC

Hello, i am trying to install TACTIC on my hosting account at Bluehost. So far the prerequisites are installed properly (psycog2, etc). However I can't get through the installation process - I keep getting a postgres related Python error where it...


Chart made with TaskStatusCountReportWdg not printing in the browser

Hi all, I've made a chart using the tactic.ui.report.TaskStatusCountReportWdg module. It creates horizontal bars alright but when I try and do a "print" on chrome or firefox, the chart bars background doesn't show up. I've tried to...


TACTIC version 4.5.v01 - Now Available

TACTIC version 4.5.v01 is now available for download! Please refer to our release notes for all the details.  


server.execute_cmd()

I am actually working on a TACTIC project which uses AngularJS on the frontend and Python scripts on the backend. Here when the python script is executed using server.execute_cmd(cls_name,args)from the Javascript code, the python script is run, BUT isn...


VM Image not working (Fedora_19_64-bit)

The error message reads: Failed to start the virtual machine. Module Disk power on failed. Cannot open the disk '/vmfs/volumes/55eff104-40b08145-c165-002590f96b20/TACTIC_4.4_Fedora_19_VM/Fedora_19_64-bit.vmdk' or one of the snapshot disks it...


defining color per range of values instead of one value

Hello Everyone,   I have a column called framecount. I want to assign colors to different ranges like: 0-25 frames=green 26-50 frames=yellow 51 frames and greater=red   I know I can assign colors with the column definition. But that only...


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