Show files - where your SETUP is stored
In a "Show" file all SETUP view parameters of a project are stored. From this file you can easily create versions or backups of your show setup.
Show files (
.pxshow) are specific to an installation and therefore stored in
[Installation folder]/Local Storage/Show Files
You can find backups of your current show file in
[Installation folder]/Local Storage/Show Files/Backups
Created every 30 mins (if there has been a change)
Max 5 backups
Show files folder location
Click on "Open folder location" in START > Storage > Machine settings > Local storage
Show file location
Find the path to a specific Show file by clicking on "Open show file location” in the overflow menu (3 dots at the right) of a show in START > Storage > Shows
As every Pixotope version has its own local storage folder, when installing a new Pixotope version, you are asked if you want to copy this folder to the new installation.
PRODUCTION view parameters are still stored in the project folder.
Learn more about What is stored where
The linked project
needs to be kept in sync manually
needs to be present on all machines and accessible with the same path as on the server machine
Migrating from 1.x
In Pixotope 2.0 projects can not be opened directly, they need to be linked to a show.
When you previously worked on the "Current project" you now work on the "Open show" and to "Set as current project" to work on a project, you now
Click "Create new show" on START > Storage > Shows
Select "from existing project"
Link it to a specific project (.uproject file)