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Odd Naming Convention Behaviour in Multi-Session Integrations  

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(@1cm69)
Red Giant Customer
Joined: 1 year ago
Posts: 93
January 10, 2019 12:07  

Hi,

I am slowly working through a mosaic project & last night managed to capture a 2nd session of data for the target.

Running two sessions data through APP was a breeze but I did stumble upon a weird naming convention issue.

On the first integration of my data I chose:

Multi-Session Options > Integrate per session & all

this produced:

Integration 1 Session 1

Integration 2 Session 2

Integration 3 Session 1 & Session 2

very obvious and nothing wrong there.

Now I was not happy with the output of Integration 3 and made some changes in the Integration tab before running the Integration again.

This time I just chose:

Multi-Session Options > Integrate all

this now produced a frame name:

Integration 4 Session 2

Initially I thought that I had made an error but looking more closely, the associated filename for this Integration does in fact include the text 'session_1_session_2' and when loaded in the viewer it is both sessions combined.

Possibly the 4th Integration should have also name the frame 'Session 1 & Session 2' or even just 'All Sessions'

Don't get me wrong, the software itself worked like a dream, very simple, this is just more of an aesthetic point really.

Regards..,

Kirk

This topic was modified 2 months ago by 1CM69

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(@mabula-admin)
Quasar Admin
Joined: 2 years ago
Posts: 2056
January 23, 2019 22:50  

Hi Kirk @1cm69,

Thank you for sharing this. Can you please indicate on which APP version this occured? I know that this was a bug/or resembles a similar one in an older version.

The frame name should have been Session 1 & Session 2 to indicate both sessions were integrated.

Kind regards,

Mabula

Main developer of Astro Pixel Processor and owner of Aries Productions


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(@1cm69)
Red Giant Customer
Joined: 1 year ago
Posts: 93
January 23, 2019 23:02  

Hi Mabula,

v 1.070

regards..,

Kirk


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(@mabula-admin)
Quasar Admin
Joined: 2 years ago
Posts: 2056
January 27, 2019 22:02  

Hi Kirk,

Thanks, will check this particular issue before the next release 😉

Mabula

Main developer of Astro Pixel Processor and owner of Aries Productions


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(@oopfan)
White Dwarf Customer
Joined: 1 month ago
Posts: 18
February 20, 2019 09:18  

Hi Mabula and Kirk,

I thought I would tack my observations onto your post, Kirk. No need to start another topic.

Background: My camera is not cooled and does not have an integrated temperature sensor. In order to temperature-match my darks against lights I designed an Arduino-based, high-precision ambient temperature logger. At the end of a session I use the log to segregate my lights and darks into subfolders having names like 'temp_19.5F' and 'temp_20.0F'.

To make this work in APP, I create custom session names like 'temp_19.5F' and 'temp_20.0F'. It appears as if APP has a problem handling '.' (period). The final integrated stack looks correct but the file names are misleading (see attachment).

I am using APP 1.071

Thanks,

Brian

APP Multi Session bug


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(@oopfan)
White Dwarf Customer
Joined: 1 month ago
Posts: 18
February 25, 2019 04:42  

Hi Mabula,

I've chosen an abbreviated naming convention that APP handles and I like better:

examples "19F5" for 19.0 Fahrenheit, "20F0" for 20.0 Fahrenheit

works well and easier on the eyes.

Thanks,

Brian


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