Community Q&A

Where Wwise users help each other out!

Audiokinetic's Community Q&A is the forum where Wwise users ask and answer questions within the Wwise community. If you would like to get an answer from Audiokinetic's Technical support team, make sure you use the Support Tickets page.

Wwise Query Editor - "Not" Modified

0 votes
Is there a way to find all elements that don't match something in their name?

For example: I have a bunch of containers that start with the word "step". I want to find all containers that don't have word "step" in them.
asked Mar 31 in General Discussion by Stephen F. (200 points)

1 Answer

0 votes
 
Best answer

Unfortunately, the Query Editor does not have a "not" operator: I'm taking note of that request though and adding it to our backlog.

As a possible solution, the recently released Wwise 2021.1 offers WAQL (Wwise Authoring Query Language) that you can use in the search field of the Authoring. For your case, a WAQL query that translates your query would be:

$ where ! name = /^step/

For more information about WAQL, see https://www.audiokinetic.com/library/edge/?source=SDK&id=waql_reference.html.

answered Apr 1 by Samuel L. (Audiokinetic) (2,380 points)
selected Apr 2 by Stephen F.
I just saw the WAQL article on the Wwise Launcher and that looks like the solution I need. Will update as soon as I can.
...