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Touch Out DAT

Summary

The Touch Out DAT sends full DAT tables across the network to the Touch In DAT in another TouchDesigner process, as opposed to messages with the other network based DATs. It is an extremely powerful mechanism to sync data between TouchDesigner processes.

See also UDP Out DAT.

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Parameters - Touch Out Page

Protocol protocol - - Select which protocol to use, refer to the Network Protocols article for more information.

  • Streaming (TCP/IP) streaming -
  • Messaging (UDP) msging -
  • Multi-Cast Messaging (UDP) multicastmsging -
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  • Fast Streaming (UDT Library) faststreaming -
  • Reliable Messaging (UDT Library) reliablemsging -

Network Address address - For multi-cast protocol, this is the multi-cast address to listen for. For UDT protocol this is the IP address of the server.  

Port port - The port the packets will be sent over.  

Shared Connection shared - Use the same connection as other networking DATs using the same network protocol.  

Active active - While on, the DAT sends data to the network port. While Off, no updating occurs.  

Redundant Sends redendantsends -  

Resend Data resend -  


Parameters - Common Page

Language language - - Select how the DAT decides which script language to operate on.

  • Input input - The DAT uses the inputs script language.
  • Node node - The DAT uses it's own script language.

Edit/View Extension extension - - Select the file extension this DAT should expose to external editors.

  • dat dat - various common file extensions.
  • frag frag -
  • glsl glsl -
  • html html -
  • md md -
  • py py -
  • rtf rtf -
  • tsv tsv -
  • txt txt -
  • vert vert -
  • xml xml -
  • From Language languageext - pick extension from DATs script language.
  • Custom Extension customext - Specify a custom extension.

Custom Extension customext - Specifiy the custom extension.  

Word Wrap wordwrap - - Enable Word Wrap for Node Display.

  • Input input - The DAT uses the inputs setting.
  • On on - Turn on Word Wrap.
  • Off off - Turn off Word Wrap.


Operator Inputs

  • Input 0 -

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