[Bf-funboard] Render pause

Michael Crawford psyborgue at mac.com
Fri Jul 6 11:56:15 CEST 2007

What about a render Que with the pause feature as well as the ability  
to que up more scenes, etc.. perhaps this could be a separate process  
than blender entirely, perhaps even some sort of deamon.

On Jul 6, 2007, at 4:55 AM, Myvain wrote:

> With Esc, we can stop a render but we don't have the ability to  
> resuming it.
> Close yours eyes and imagine : you are on the beach, the weather is  
> nice, and... ahem... no... simply imagine you have just launched a  
> big render task who will take several minutes or a few hours to  
> finish and while waiting you decide to work on another scene. Until  
> there it is a little slow but possible. While working on this  
> second scene comes the moment to makes some preview render, but the  
> first render take again 100% of the cpu time. it's sloooow !
> With the ability to pause the render we can temporarily suspend the  
> first render to concentrate some minutes on the second work or  
> secondary tasks (urgent need to send an email, to answer a chat's  
> contact, to look a video, to make some researches) without all  
> being slowed down by the render.
> Is it possible ?
> With the work on render api, is it a feature wich could be  
> established ?
> (sorry for my poor english, there is a lot of google translation in  
> this text :/. Thank you for your 'indulgence')
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