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AMCP Data Question

Postby AntonZdz » 15 Dec 2016, 09:55

Hey Guys and Gals

I am currently working on a custom C# CasparCG controller. I have been reading through the AMCP documentation, specifically in regards to templates.

I have a question in regards to the syntax when including data in my string.

If I want to ADD a template, according to the documentation the string should be "CG 1 ADD 10 svtnews/info 1".

The documentation then says that data should be included as the last entry in the string, but if I have multiple variables I want to set, say f0 = a,f1 = 1,f2 = b and f3 = 2 all in the same add call, how is this done?

I presume I need to define the variable name somewhere, but I wasn't sure how this was done in the context of this call!

Thanks

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Re: AMCP Data Question

Postby didikunz » 15 Dec 2016, 11:26

That is documented in the 2.0 version wiki (don't know why it did not make it to the 2.1 wiki). See here: http://casparcg.com/wiki/CasparCG_2.0_AMCP_Protocol#Template_Data Be sure to encode the XML string in UTF-8 otherways it will not work.
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Re: AMCP Data Question

Postby mcdikki » 15 Dec 2016, 11:44

By the way, there are a few ready to use NET libraries in the FAQ section which you can use to connect with CCG.
I implemented the CasparCGNetConnector which is a strong typed object to AMCP mapping. Instead of handling the AMCP commands your self, there are command objects, connection objects and media objects you can handle.

See viewtopic.php?f=11&t=3697&p=25263#p25263 for a list of known libs for ccg.

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