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This is closely related to a couple of feature requests that are already open for voting: Insert node between other nodes and Replace all connected output cables at once. Tell you what, I'm going to mark this FR tabled for now, and if it still seems pertinent after those more general FRs make it through the queue, we can reopen it. Implementing those FRs would make it easier to implement this one.

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@jstrecker commented on @balam's Discussion, “Interface suggestion

Thanks for the suggestion, @balam.

Just to make sure you're aware, Vuo has some editor features to try to help with data types. You can see a port's data type by clicking on the port, which opens a port popover. When you start dragging a cable from a port, the ports that it can connect to are highlighted — those with the identical data type are most highlighted, those where the connection can be made with a type-converter node are somewhat less highlighted, and ports with incompatible data types are not highlighted. When you connect a cable between two data types that can be converted, a type-converter node is inserted automatically.

That said, I'm sure there are ways we could improve the user interface for data types and make things less confusing. Considering the number of different data types that exist Vuo (dozens), I'm not sure how well Max's solutions to data types would translate over to Vuo, but we can probably learn something from them. Could you give some examples where you've found data types confusing in Vuo, and where Max handles the situation more gracefully?

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Using Vuo Image Generator compositions in VDMX

Using Vuo Image Generator compositions in VDMX

How to load Vuo Image Generator compositions and how to manipulate Vuo's inputs (published ports) from within VDMX

Transcript: 

Hi! I’m Jean Marie from Team Vuo. Vuo compositions can be used in other applications. In this tutorial we’ll cover how to use a specific type of Vuo composition, one that conforms to Image Generator protocol, as input to VDMX.

OK, let’s get started. Here I’m using VDMX’s simple mixer template, and I’ve already moved the crossfader all the way to the left, so we are looking at the left screen. I’m going to drag my Vuo composition into a media bin. It takes moment to compile the first time, but after that it will be available right away.

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@jmcc posted a new Composition, “Clouds in Space
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@jmcc posted a new Composition, “Show Spheres with Lights Image Generator

Show Spheres with Lights Image Generator

This image generator composition is a modified Vuo example composition that shows three rotating spheres with lights. You can change the shaders that control how the spheres look, the rotation speed, and camera view. This composition is used in a tutorial on how to use image generator compositions in VDMX.

Composition and supporting files: 

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@jmcc posted a new Composition, “Video rotate and drop
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@jmcc posted a new Composition, “Wander Text
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Satoshi usually bundles them together, if you download all his compositions, you'll be sure to have them all ;)

The generate sphere one is here within, into the modules folder : Composition: List LinearInterpolation

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Here's the image echo: http://vuo.org/node/663

I can't find the other one.

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