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jeric_synergy
05-10-2014, 02:36 PM
Does anybody have nifty convenient naming conventions they use to organize their Scene Editor?

For example, when I remember, I emulate some guru here whose practice was to start all NULL names with an asterisk ("*"). This makes them stand out a bit from the ruck of objects. (Of course, colors would work too.)

ernpchan
05-10-2014, 04:08 PM
I use + cuz it's bigger and centers between the height better.

Also if you have any scripts or tools that are dependent on a specific name structure that'll dictate your convention.

jeric_synergy
05-10-2014, 04:12 PM
"+" - good idea!

Andy Webb
05-11-2014, 04:42 AM
I make all my nulls red, works for me :thumbsup:

I name all my construction models with the suffix "const" which differentiates them from finished models. (this doesn't always work out though).

kopperdrake
05-12-2014, 04:30 AM
For arch viz items I've altered to my own tastes, I tend to use a really obvious product category in capitals at the start, such as CHAIR_Recliner_A_v001 - makes scanning older projects easier for items.