Are there any techniques to save me from processing nodes that are not resultant in the output, like a pull render system? Imagine I have a generator like a noise image being driven by current frame, that then goes into some image filters individually like mirror, color effects etc. and I want to switch between each, ie just noise, noise with mirror, noise with color, with a "get items from list" . If I do this, all of the nodes will be processing even though theyre not selected and their output is going nowhere. Do I really need to have separate generators for each option, to pretty much just bypass some effects? Still getting used to optimising push systems and would appreciate any tips or examples. Thanks.
Not sure what you mean with different generators but I think a somehow related Feature is Option to temporarily disable/turn off nodes
What about using
Select Output 8 if you only want one at the time and have max. 8 (can't wait for more inputs/outputs then 8 on those nodes) and connect all the filters to a
Select latest 8 ? Then only 1 will be processed.
Or if you want to disable some nodes inline and some other not it gets tougher and that FR will be welcome. Some tests tough :
Just some ideas, there may be some error in my methods tough but I think not