Rename CHOP


The Rename CHOP renames channels. Channels names from the input CHOP are matched using the From pattern, and are renamed to the corresponding name in the To pattern. Channels that do not match the From pattern are not affected.

The channel values and the channel order are not affected, only their names change.

(Note that the Constant CHOP (containing channel values of 0) added to another CHOP in a Math CHOP can also be used to rename channels.)

See also Select CHOP


Parameters - Rename Page

The optional second input CHOP (Name Reference) names the first CHOP's channels to be the same as the second CHOP's channels, in the order they appear. In this case, From and To are ignored.

From renamefrom - The channel pattern to rename. See Pattern Matching.

To renameto - The replacement pattern for the channel names. See Pattern Replacement.

Parameters - Common Page

Time Slice timeslice - Turning this on forces the channels to be "Time Sliced". A Time Slice is the time between the last cook frame and the current cook frame.

Scope scope - To determine which channels get affected, some CHOPs use a Scope string on the Common page.

Sample Rate Match srselect - - Handle cases where multiple input CHOPs' sample rates are different. When Resampling occurs, the curves are interpolated according to the Interpolation Method Option, or "Linear" if the Interpolate Options are not available.

  • Resample At First Input's Rate first - Use rate of first input to resample others.
  • Resample At Maximum Rate max - Resample to the highest sample rate.
  • Resample At Minimum Rate min - Resample to the lowest sample rate.
  • Error If Rates Differ err - Doesn't accept conflicting sample rates.

Export Method exportmethod - - This will determine how to connect the CHOP channel to the parameter. Refer to the Export article for more information.

  • DAT Table by Index datindex - Uses the docked DAT table and references the channel via the index of the channel in the CHOP.
  • DAT Table by Name datname - Uses the docked DAT table and references the channel via the name of the channel in the CHOP.
  • Channel Name is Path:Parameter autoname - The channel is the full destination of where to export to, such has geo1/transform1:tx.

Export Root autoexportroot - This path points to the root node where all of the paths that exporting by Channel Name is Path:Parameter are relative to.

Export Table exporttable - The DAT used to hold the export information when using the DAT Table Export Methods (See above).

Operator Inputs

  • Input 0 -
  • Input 1 -

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