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Automatically rename container based on content?

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Hi,

I had a look in Wwise and online but didn't find anything about that. Is there a way to automatically rename containers based on their content?

Basically, if I have

Character_Voice_01

Character_Voice_02

Character_Voice_03

And I right click on those three > new parent > any container (say a Random Container, in that case), the parent container will be named "New Random Container".

Is there a way for it to be named directly "Character_Voice" based on how the items inside it are named?

If not, is that a feature that could be considered for a future update? That would save tons of time when dealing with hundreds files of dialogue.

Thanks!

asked Feb 18 in Feature Requests by Wilfried N. (100 points)

1 Answer

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This functionality does not exist directly in Wwise. However, it can be implemented quite easily with WAAPI. For the demonstration, I added the auto-rename-container in the waapi-python-tool

https://github.com/decasteljau/waapi-python-tools

answered Feb 20 by Bernard R. (Audiokinetic) (26,570 points)
edited Feb 20 by Bernard R. (Audiokinetic)
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