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File name issue

Post by chongo228 » Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:48 pm

SC 3.2.6086.0, Windows 10, ZWO1600mm-c

This might be a bug or I'm doing something wrong.

I was making some fine tuning to my hardware using Live stack last night. I would measure my t2 rings and use that as the file name as I dialed in my field flattener spacing. I named a file 61mm in the file name box at the top tool bar and then clicked live stack. After a few minutes I cleared live stack and deselected it from the top tool bar so I was back in the opening scree just showing the last frame. After making some adjustments I changed the file name to 60mm and started live stacking again with a clear stack. SC saved these new files under the 61mm file name and not the name I had typed into the box. I even selected "save exactly as seen" and it put that in the 61mm file name.

To work around it I had to move the previous file to another directory and then SC created a new folder with the correct file name. Is this a bug or am I "pausing" live stack when I deselect it at the top? If so how do I shut it down so it will "relearn" new settings/file names?

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Re: File name issue

Post by admin » Sat Sep 21, 2019 8:15 pm


It looks from the code as though the target name is taken when the first frame is processed after resetting – that means it could still have picked up the original name because you reset before you change the name. I think that resetting a second time after you've changed the name would be a workaround for the moment.

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Re: File name issue

Post by chongo228 » Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:35 pm

That would explain why it only did it sometimes. I must have hit buttons in a different order without realizing it.

Thanks for the help.

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