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Offline Advntrus1

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XML to FSEQ in Xlights
« on: December 26, 2018, 07:30:25 PM »
I know I can't be the only one with this issue, but I can't find a post that addresses this for me.
  When I save a sequence in Xlights, it saves as an XML file. When I try to upload the XML file to FPP (PI3B+ running 2.4), FPP will not accept the XML file. I cannot find where the FSEQ is saved, if at all.

Am I doing something wrong?

Do I need an XML to FSEQ converter? If so, where can I find it?
Thank you in advance.Shawn

Offline Emkllk

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Re: XML to FSEQ in Xlights
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2018, 08:56:22 PM »
XLights automatically saves an FSEQ file when you save your sequence (at least it does for me).  it should be in the same location as the XML file.


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Re: XML to FSEQ in Xlights
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2018, 06:13:59 AM »
It should be in your xLights show directory unless you set up a subfolder for the FSEQ

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Re: XML to FSEQ in Xlights
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2018, 08:42:39 AM »
In windows file explorer in the view menu turn on file extensions so you can tell which file is which.
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Re: XML to FSEQ in Xlights
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2018, 09:25:04 AM »
I frequently "sort" my Show Directory to get the newest files at the top. But, you need to have a "Date Modified" column to work best. Sometimes, Windows will only show a Date Created header and that isn't always helpful.

As Jim said, make sure Windows is showing the file extensions. Its important.

 

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