A new version of tk-alias has been released!

Welcome to the release notes for this Engine. Below you will find an overview of all the changes we did for each release. We try to be as detailed as possible and include all bugs we have fixed, features we have added and things that may have changed. If you have questions about a particular release, don't hesitate to contact our support team!

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Replacing shotgunsoftware urls with Autodesk Knowledge Network and ShotGrid Developer Documentation pages.


Improvements * Improved Alias Python API classes and functions * New workflow when a Library Project Pipeline Configuration can not be resolved * Enhanced Stage support in the Engine * Better Alias callback execution * Ability to better handle Reference Files on Publish * Assign Loader media to selected Construction Plane * Added the ability to choose either a 2D or 3D Version for the Upload Version for Review Publish Plugin * Improved the workflow when a file is saved outside of a valid template and then a Publish is performed


  • Updated brand icons.



Improvements * Improved Alias Python API classes and functions * Enabled support for batch-mode processing


Improvements * Continued improvements to Alias Python API classes and functions to prepare for upcoming release of Scene Data Validation Toolkit App

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Improvements * Improved Alias Python API classes and functions for messaging and callbacks * Improved startup logic * Re-factored hooks to be able to use background publishing * Example Data Validation hook to help explain client customization capabilities * Official support for Alias 2023

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Improvements * Data Validation enhancements * Import subdiv action handling * Updated documentation * Improved Alias Python API * Variant Publish fixes

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Improvements * Data Validation enhancements



Added support for both Python v3.7.x and v3.9.x to be able to run with SG Desktop v1.8.0

Enhancements * Publish Plugin - Add ability to generate a .vpb file after Alias wire publish finishes

Fixes * Fix listening for Alias events * Fix data validation performance * Specify all dependencies for data validation rule * Fix saving the context for Alias stage * BG Publish - CATPart file is not exported properly

Sub-versioning information * Alias ShotGrid Plugin v3.0.0 * Alias Python API v3.4.0

Dependency information * The minimum required version for tk-framework-aliastranslations is now v0.2.3

Full Changelog: https://github.com/shotgunsoftware/tk-alias/compare/v2.1.9...v2.2.0



Fixes * Fix get pipeline config * Fix background publishing when using Python 3.9 in Alias * Fix Python3.9 conflicting issue with VRED libraries

Full Changelog: https://github.com/shotgunsoftware/tk-alias/compare/v2.2.0...v2.2.1



What's Changed

  • Alias 2024 support with re-factored Engine
  • Cannot publish from Alias with Basic Config
  • BG Publish - CATPart file is exported with warning
  • Alias Viewport not refreshed after running some fixes

Dependency information * tk-framework-alias is now required to run tk-alias SG Engine

Full Changelog: https://github.com/shotgunsoftware/tk-alias/compare/v2.2.1...v3.0.0

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What's Changed

  • Fix publish error message

Dependency information * Minimum required tk-framework-alias version is now v1.0.1

Full Changelog: https://github.com/shotgunsoftware/tk-alias/compare/v3.0.0...v3.0.1



  • Update minimum supported version to 2022.



  • LMV translation updates and improve thumbnails
  • Fix Alias startup failure on reading file
  • Add tk-framework-lmv requirement
  • Add action to SG panel to import a note attachment
  • Improve error logging from Alias Python API
  • Add Upload 3D Version note references are not included
  • Add extra validation for translator path and log messaging
  • Add hook to customize ShotGrid menu
  • Open published file using SG Toolkit Action
  • Include Version thumbnail in LMV package for ShotGrid
  • Fix multiple ShotGrid menus showing in Alias after restart
  • Update tk-framework-alias min version
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  • Fix ShotGrid menu cleanup on destroy
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Support Alias 2025 & add custom actions for Alias Breakdown2.