A simple blender addon that will help set up folders and save the .blend
Automatic & Custom Folder Setup
Make a copy of the working .blend file to selected path
you can find addon in the Scene Properties Tab
Project Name: Create Working Directory
Project Location: Location of the Main Directory
Custom Prefix: Enable a prefix on folders
Add More Folders: adds an additional 5 folders
Checkbox with enable prefix on selected folders
- Automatic: Set up preset folders, see preferences
.Blend Save Options
Save Blender File - Save .blend - Add Suffix _V001, inject version number
Save in Directory
Will save .Blend in a custom folder
Build Project - Build the folder and save.
Open File Location. " It's best to leave this on" will open the file browser on build.
Quick Backup Save Options
Create a copy of the working .Blend to a location
"Great if you want to quickly backup to Dropbox"
Automatic Setup 1
Automatic Setup 2
"Hit and Go" - no thinking required just set everything up and the next time you start blender, give it a project name and hit build.
Donations appreciated #newmonitorfund
Notes from author: it should work on blender 2.8+ built in 2.91
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if the path / directory already exists, the addon will not overwrite files and will break the operation.
A Blender addon for creating projects